STA304H1: Surveys, Sampling and Observational Data

Previous Course Number: 
STA322H1
Hours: 
36L

Design of surveys, sources of bias, randomized response surveys. Techniques of sampling; stratification, clustering, unequal probability selection. Sampling inference, estimates of population mean and variances, ratio estimation. Observational data; correlation vs. causation, missing data, sources of bias.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)