IIND-4100 Modelos Estadísticos Lineales

The purpose of this course is to teach students to estimate the parameters of linear models in order to quantify ratios between variables, compare theories and effects of various factors, prepare forecasts and build behavior models. The most commonly used and popular techniques in the statistical field are analyzed, the application of which covers a wide variety of natural science and social areas to tackle, in more detail, problems related to decision theory, market research, quality control, management, project evaluation, finance, etc. The main subjects studied include multiple regression analysis and design models for variance analysis. Specialized software, such as SAS, SPSS, MATLAB and Econometric Views are used.