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Data modelling and computing (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Brett Inder

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Introduction to the principles and techniques of data management with computers - sourcing data through well designed sample surveys, organising and accessing data efficiently, summarising data. An overview of statistical techniques for making decisions with data - hypothesis testing with quantitative and caregorical data. Introduction to methods for modelling data relationships - simple and multiple regression, analysis of variance; principles of risk analysis - building quantitative models of risk.

Assessment: Written (3 assignments - computing and report): 30% + Examination (2 hours): 70%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and one 2-hour tutorial per week

Corequisites: ETC1000

Prohibitions: ETC2010

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