Course code STAT330

STAT330 Analysis of Categorical Data

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Course responsible: Ellen Sandberg
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Minimum 5, maximum 100
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Odd years
First time: 2004V
Last time: 2015V
Course contents:
Poisson, binomial and multinomial distributions. Analysis of 2x2 tables and two-way and three-way contingency tables. Generalised linear models. Logistic and loglinear regression.
Learning outcome:
Be able to analyse contingency tables and binary data by chi-square tests, loglinear regression, logistic regression and multicategory logistic regression.
Learning activities:
Lectures, exercises and compulsory assignments.
Teaching support:
The teacher assists if necessary. Contact by e-mail
Alan Agresti : An Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis, second edition.
Regression analysis equivalent to STAT200.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Compulsory assignments.
Written examination: 3.5 hours.
Nominal workload:

Lectures: 28 hours.

Calculation/computer exercises: 28 hours.

Assignments: 90 hours.

Self-study: 154 hours.

Entrance requirements:
Special requirements in Science
Type of course:

Lectures: 2 hours per week.

Exercises: 2 hours per week.

An external examiner approves the examination questions and grades the examinations together with the lecturer.
Examination details: :