Course Details

Course Number: 95-868

Exploring and Visualizing Data

Units: 6

This course covers the fundamentals of statistical exploration and visualization of data. We will fit models and produce specialized graphs to explore data in a detailed and statistics-oriented manner. This course also serves as a crash course in R, a widely used statistical programming language.

Either 90-711 or 95-796 must be taken as a prerequisite; otherwise, consent of the instructor is required.

Learning Objectives:

1. How to use R to perform basic data manipulation such as filtering, aggregating, and organizing data sets, and for production of graphics

2. How transformations, model fits, and residuals can be used to explore and check statistical assumptions about data

Syllabus

Prerequisites:
90-711 Statistical Reasoning with R 12 Credits
95-796 Statistics for IT Managers 6 Credits

Faculty:
David Choi
Donald P Taylor