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202000562
Data analysis II: More about Inferential Statistics
Course infoSchedule
Course module202000562
Credits (ECTS)3
Course typeStudy Unit
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondr.ir. G.J.A. Fox
E-mailg.j.a.fox@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
Contactperson for the course
dr.ir. G.J.A. Fox
Lecturer
dr.ir. G.J.A. Fox
Academic year2021
Starting block
1A
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Aims
DA II   General learning objectives:
Upon completion of this course, students are able to:
  1. analyse, evaluate and interpret the statistical and practical implications of the outcomes of a regression analysis, plus analysing and interpreting residuals, confidence intervals and prediction intervals for the expected outcomes for specific values of the independent variable(s);
  2. construct a test for the difference between means if the assumptions for a parametric test are not fulfilled (Wilcoxon rank sum test and the Wilcoxon signed rank test;
  3. perform a multiple regression for an additive linear model with categorial independent variables and can interpret and evaluate the outcomes of that analysis;
  4. identify and investigate the assumptions for an additive model and can interpret and evaluate the outcomes of that analysis (multicollinearity and residual analysis);
  5. conduct statistical inferences for differences between two and more means by using the two sample t-test, ANOVA and the linear model;
  6. conduct and interpret a multivariate analysis with an interaction effect between two variables.
Content
This course assumes prior knowledge of Research Methodology and Data Analysis I. The basic principles of inferential statistics have been introduced in Data Analysis I and applied to situations in which one group is analysed and two groups are compared (both via confidence intervals and tests). To measure the relationship between variables, different measures of strength are introduced and the course ended with an introduction to simple regression. In Data Analysis II, the assumptions of the different statistical procedures will be discussed in more detail and some non- parametric alternatives will be given. This is then deepened by applying these statistical techniques to analyse, evaluate and interpret relationships between more than two variables through multivariate techniques such as ANOVA and regression
Assumed previous knowledge
Obligatory: Students who obtained a mark lower than 6.0 in Data Analysis I in M3 are advised to raise their level of mastery in the basics of Data Analysis, before starting M5.
Module
Module 5
Participating study
Bachelor International Business Administration
Required materials
Book
Analyzing Data using Linear Models by S. van den Berg (E-book)
Recommended materials
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Instructional modes
Lecture

Project supervised
Presence dutyYes

Project unsupervised
Presence dutyYes

Self study without assistance
Presence dutyYes

Tutorial

Tests
Written exam, assignments

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