MA 554: Applied Multivariate Analysis

Credits 3.0
This course is an introduction to statistical methods for analyzing multivariate data. Topics covered are multivariate sampling distributions, tests and estimation of multivariate normal parameters, multivariate ANOVA, regression, discriminant analysis, cluster analysis, factor analysis and principal components. Additional topics will be covered as time permits. Students will be required to analyze real data using one of the standard packages available.

knowledge of MA 541 is assumed, but may be taken concurrently. Knowledge of matrix algebra is assumed