DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS, MCGILL UNIVERSITY
MATH-685 STATISTICAL CONSULTING Sept 2002 - April 2003
updated AUGUST 27, 2002 [see below for revised time/place of organizational meeting]
|Instructor||Dr James Hanley (and Guest Lecturers)|
|Objectives||Acquisition of skills for statistical consultation.|
(1) Presentation of methodology commonly encountered in statistical consulting.
(2) Practice in statistical consulting, using simulated and real consultations with clients.
|To be decided at Organizational Meeting
to be held with Instructor at 10:15 am on WEDNESDAY September 4 in BURNSIDE
HALL, Room 1028.
Instructor will propose that classes (2hr/week) be held weekly on Wednesday mornings 9-11.
If you wish, email instructor beforehand to let him know whether this suits you or whether other slot would be better.
|Assessment||Based on participation, assignments, projects and reports.|
|Restrictions||Enrolment limited to 15 students [password controlled]|
|Prerequisites||MATH-423 (Regression and Analysis of Variance)
or EPIB-697 (Applied Linear Models);
MATH-523 (Generalized Linear Models);
MATH-556 and MATH-557 (Mathematical Statistics I and II);
[ or permission of instructor ].
|No. of Credits||4 [note that course runs over 2 semesters]|
|SPACE PERMITTING, SENIOR STUDENTS FROM McGILL EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS, AND GRADUATE STUDENTS FROM MATHEMATICS/STATISTICS DEPARTMENTS ELSEWHERE IN MONTREAL ARE WELCOME|