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DTSTART:20141024T090000Z
DTEND:20141024T160000Z
SUMMARY:CMIST Short Course :: Introductory :: Basic Maths for Social Stat
istics
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DESCRIPTION:The course covers the following essential topics in mathemati
cs: back to basics (percentages\, proportions\, averages)\, data and tab
les\, describing and visualising data\, measures of spread\, transformin
g data\, concepts in algebra and common symbols\, geometry of a straight
line\, limits and continuity\, derivatives and more\, maximisation in s
tatistics\, correlations\, vectors and matrices\, solving a multivariate
regression problem. \nThere will be exercises and examples of the use o
f these concepts in mathematics for statistical applications.\n\nThe cou
rse is designed for those interested in pursuing more advanced courses o
n statistical methods for the social sciences. Some basic understanding
of research methods in statistics is required\, eg. regression modeling.
It is recommended that the students carry out pre-reading according to
the reading list below in preparation for the course.
STATUS:TENTATIVE
TRANSP:TRANSPARENT
CLASS:PUBLIC
LOCATION:Humanities Bridgeford Street\, Manchester
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