10
Jan

 –

11
Feb
Uppsala

Statistics III: Regression analysis, 4hp

The Ph.D. course will be given in Uppsala 10 January - 11 February 2022.

Content

The course will cover the following topics:
• Simple linear regression.
• Multiple linear regression.
• Nonlinear models.
• Nonparametric regression and generalized additive models (GAM).
• Analysis of residuals.

 

Objectives

The objective of the course is to give an overview of linear, nonlinear and nonparametric regression. On completion of the course, the student will be able to:
• specify regression models including conditions and assumptions
• select an appropriate regression model for a given problem
• carry out a regression analysis in the statistical software R or SAS
• interpret and evaluate results correctly and draw reasonable conclusions
• clearly and concisely communicate results and conclusions

 

Prior knowledge

Statistics I: Basic Statistics or equivalent


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