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Design of Experiments and Advanced Statistical Modelling

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2019

About the course

The theory of the most common tools for systematic planning of experiments and methods for the analysis of experimental results, is covered. ANOVA models are introduced as special cases of general linear models. Special emphasis is put on complete and fractional two level factorial designs. Response surface methods and their designs, and strategies for sequential design of experiments are included. Furthermore, more advanced models for the analysis of variance, with random and mixed effects are treated. Finally robust designs are introduced.
In the later part of the course elementary linear and nonlinear regression analysis is addressed, including least square error and likelihood methods for estimating the parameters in the models. General Linear Models are introduced and methods for fitting, validating and testing in such models are discussed. Further, the fundamentals of one dimensional smoothing including splines and their use in construction of General Additive Models, are introduced. Some criteria for choosing such model parameters as well as practical aspects of analysis are discussed. Element 2 As support for choosing experimental design and analyzing data, throughout the course suitable statistical software is used.

Application and eligibility

Design of Experiments and Advanced Statistical Modelling, 15 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2019 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin

Starts

25 March 2019

Ends

9 June 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

The course requires 90 hp including courses in Mathematical Statistics, minimum 15 ECTS or courses in Statistics, minimum 75 ECTS and in both cases a course in basic Computer Programming. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A/5. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.

Selection

Guaranteed place Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-58311

Application

Application deadline was 15 October 2018. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK33,750

Total fee

SEK33,750

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Course is given by
Dept of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics
Contact person for the course is:
Study counselor Lars-Daniel Öhman