This course will introduce computing tools needed for statistical analysis including data acquisition from database, data exploration and analysis, numerical analysis and result presentation. Advanced topics include parallel computing, simulation and optimization, and package creation. The class will be taught in a modern statistical computing language.
STATISTC 516 & CICS 110 This class meets on the Newton Campus of UMass-Amherst. This course may be taken remotely. Please enroll and contact the instructor if you would like to take the course remotely.
Note: Prior knowledge of statistical methods and programming experience (STAT 525 or equivalent) is strongly recommended for this course.
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.