Special topics: Statistical Consulting.

Course Material
List of Topics

1. Introduction to Statistical Consulting.

Historical background,
the scientific method and 
the role of Statistics.
2. Statistical Consulting Environments.
Life Sciences: The drug developmnent process,
Biostatistics, Genetics.
Business, Government, and more.
3. Improving your Communication Skills.
1. How to write reports.
2. How to make effective presentations.
3. Using Power Point for presentations.
4. Persuasive communication.
4. Overview of computational tools:
SAS and Splus.
5. Overview of Statistical methods
Regression and ANOVA
General Linear Models.
Multivariate Analysis
Case Studies

1. Case Study: (Chi-square Analysis)
Discrimination case.

2. Case Study: (Survey)
The case of the lost mail.

3. Case Study: (Regression Analysis)
Expenditures of  NY municipalities.

4. Case Study: (Time Series)
The AQI index.

5. Case Study: (Dose Response)
The flick tail study.

Data Minig

6. Case Study: (Multivariate)
 Shopping patterns of TV viewers.

7. Case Study: (Pattern Recognition)
X-ray detection of plastic explosives

8.  Case Study: (Market Research)
Sales of orthopedic equipment


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