Credit points: 15
The purpose of STA3AS is to equip graduates with an in depth understanding of modern statistical methods in the following three key topics: 1. Sample surveys with an emphasis on simple random sampling and stratified random sampling. 2. Multivariate analysis with an emphasis on inference for the multivariate mean, checking for underlying multivariate normality, principal component analysis and discriminant analysis. This topic includes an introduction/review of common linear algebra results. 3. Time series analysis with an introduction into the theoretical foundation of Box-Jenkins univariate time series models which form a basis for empirical work with time series data. The software package used in this subject is R.
SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorPaul Kabaila
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesSTA2MD OR STM2PM
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Time Series Analysis: Forecasting and Control
AuthorBox, G.E.P. and Jenkins, G.M.
PublisherREVISED ED., HOLDEN-DAY, 1976.
Printed text available from University Bookshop
AuthorPaul Kabaila and Luke Prendergast
PublisherDepartment of Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Multivariate Statistical Analysis
AuthorJohnson, R.A. and Wichern, D.W.
Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Kabaila
LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Three 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
PracticalWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
3-hour short answer Final Examination
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5 Assignments (approx. 240 words each)
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