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    College of William & Mary
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Graduate Catalog

MSCI 504 - Fundamentals of Statistical Methods and Data Analysis


Fall (4) Latour

In this course, students are introduced to the fundamental statistical methods commonly used for analysis of biological and ecological data. Topics include describing data, probability distributions, statistical inference, hypothesis testing, elementary experimental design, analysis of variance, and regression and correlation. The introductory aspects of categorical data analysis and multivariate techniques will also be covered. Course content will be integrated with a weekly laboratory session using the statistical computing language R.