Loyola University Chicago

Mathematics and Statistics

STAT 408: Applied Regression Analysis

Course Details
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: Some background in basic statistical methods or biostatistics, or permission of instructor.
Description:  This course provides students with a thorough introduction to applied regression methodology. The concept of simple linear regression will be reviewed and discussed using matrices, and multiple linear regression, transformations, diagnostics, polynomial regression, indicator variables, model building and multicolinearity will be discussed, as will be nonlinear and generalized linear regression. The course will focus on applications such as those from biometry and biostatistics (clinical trials, HIV studies, etc.), sports, engineering, agriculture and environmental science. For those interested in the actuarial profession, this course satisfies the Applied Statistical Methods VEE requirement.