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STAT 4840: Computer Processing of Scientific Data

(Dual-listed with STAT 5840).
Credits: 3. Contact Hours: Lecture 3.

Prereq: STAT 3010 or STAT 3260 or STAT 5870
Structure, content and programming aspects of modern statistical software packages. Advanced techniques for data management, graphics, exploratory data analysis, and generalized linear models.Graduation Restriction: Credit for only one of STAT 4790, STAT 4840, or STAT 5840 may be applied to graduation. May not be used for graduate credit in the Statistics MS and PhD degree programs. (Typically Offered: Fall)

The curriculum in liberal arts and sciences with a major in statistics is designed to prepare students for (1) statistics positions in business, industry or commerce, nonprofit institutions, and in state or federal government; and (2) graduate study in statistics. Positions include the following types of work: statistical design, data visualization, analysis and interpretation of experiments and surveys; data processing and analysis using modern computation facilities and statistical computing systems; application of statistical principles and methods in commercial areas such as finance, insurance, industrial research, technology, marketing, manufacturing, sports analytics, quality control, and nonprofit organizations, such as institutions involved in health care or medical research.