Stat 328

Course outline
STAT 328 (Statistical Packages) 3 credit hours
Instructor:  Prof. Khalaf S. Sultan
Office:  2B20 Building #4,  Phone (office): 4676263
Room:    AB 126 Building #4
 E-mail:  ksultan@ksu.edu.sa       
Text Books: 
 

  1. Minitab Guide, Second Edition Desmond J. Higham and Nicholas J. Higham A-Jin Publishing Company. Latest version
  2.  Excel 2010 guide to accompany understanding basic statistics

sixth edition

  1. SPSS Guide to Data Analysis by Marija Norse’s. . Latest version
  2. Hector Guerrero. Excel Data Analysis: Modeling and Simulation,  Springer. . Latest version
  3. SPSS Survival Manual: A Step by Step Guide to Data Analysis Using IBM Spss. Latest version
  4. Alain F. Zuur l Elena N. Ieno Erik H.W.G. Meesters. A Beginner’s Guide to R, Springer. Latest version

Course Scope Contents: 
Using program code in a statistical software package (Excel – Minitab – SAS – SPSS - R) to write a program for data and statistical analysis.  Topics include creating and managing data files, graphical presentation - and Monte Carlo simulations.
 

Date  
Topics Covered
 
20/1/2020 Introduction to statistical analysis using excel
Some mathematical functions in Excel
27/1/2020 Statistical and logical functions in excel
3/2/2020 Descriptive statistics using excel
10/2/2020 Statistical tests using excel
17/2/2020 Correlation and regression using excel
Introduction to Minitab
24/2/2020 Descriptive statistics using Minitab
2/3/2020 Statistical distributions in Minitab
  5/3/2020   Mid-1 Exam
9/3/2020 Statistical tests using Minitab
   
16/3/2020 Correlation and regression using Minitab
Introduction to SPSS
23/3/2020 Descriptive statistics using SPSS
30/3/2020 Statistical tests using SPSS
Correlation and regression using SPSS
  2/4/2020 Mid-2 Exam
6/4/2020 Introduction to R
Statistical and mathematical functions in R
13/4/2020 Descriptive statistics using R
Statistical distributions in R
20/4/2020 Statistical tests using R
Correlation and regression using R
27/4/2020 Applications, Programming and simulation in R
Final exam :

Assignments and Tests:

Assignments and Labs Will be given during the classes 10 marks
Midterm test I Thursday, 5/3/2020 (17/7/1441), 7:00-8:30PM 25 marks
Midterm test II Thursday, 2/4/2020 (16/8/1441), 7:00-8:30PM 25 marks
Final Exam   40 marks

Attendance:                               
Student missing more than 25% of the total class hours won't be allowed to write the final exam.  
 

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