FOR 6530 Winter 2003
Alliant International University
Research II: Data Analysis & Advanced Statistics
http://www.stat.ucla.edu/~dinov/courses_students.html
Course Syllabus
Instructor:
Ivo D. Dinov,
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Statistics,
Research Scientist, Department of Neurology,
UCLA School of Medicine
E-mail:
Teaching Assistants:
TBA
(for now) E-mail:
TBA@stat.ucla.edu
Textbooks:
Statistical Methods for Psychology
, by David C. Howell, Duxbury Press, 5
^{th}
edition, 2001.
Tentative order of topics covered
Review of Research Design I , Fall 2002:
Data Visualization/Summaries
Measures of Central Tendency and Variability
Normal Distribution, Z-scores, Normal-Standardization
Probability, Samples & Sampling error
Hypothesis testing - One vs. Two dependent/independent samples tests
Type I and Type II errors; Power of a test
Bivariate relations: Correlation and Regression
Distribution free - Non-parametric - statistical tests
Applications of Central Limit Theorem, Law of Large Numbers.
Design of studies and experiments.
Fisher's F-Test & Analysis Of Variance (ANOVA, 1- or 2-way).
Principle Component Analysis (PCA).
χ
^{2}
(Chi-Square) Goodness-of-fit test.
Multiple linear regression
General Linear Model
Bootstrapping and Resampling
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Ivo D. Dinov
, Ph.D., Departments of Statistics and Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine