Fall 2023

I 306 Statistics for Informatics

Unique ID: 28339

   Mon
   Wed

03:30 PM - 05:00 PM  RLP 1.104

DESCRIPTION

Examine fundamental principles in probability and statistics. Cultivate an understanding of descriptive and inferential statistics. Conduct and interpret statistical analyses using statistical analysis software, and apply these analyses to common issues in informatics. Offered on the letter-grade basis only.
Beginning Fall 2024, this course wil carry the Quantitative Reasoning Flag
Quantitative Reasoning course apply high-level quantitative skills (e.g., data analysis and modeling, simulation, statistics, probability, and quantitative decision analysis) to analyze real-world problems. For example, a Quantitative Reasoning class might focus on basic or advanced statistics and modeling of data, understanding analytical tools in economics and the abstract concepts that underlie them, or how to carry out and analyze results from GIS and remote sensing techniques in archaeological research.

COURSE NOTES

previous semester syllabus: https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/sites/default/files/webform/syllabi/syllabus_11.pdf I've posted the Spring syllabus. The Fall syllabus won't differ too much. If you want more detail than is in the syllabus, please email me at mcq@utexas.edu and I will be happy to answer questions. I do plan to put the lecture notes online at https://mickmcquaid.com/ but it will take time to do that.

RESTRICTIONS

Restricted to undergraduate Informatics majors through registration period 1. Informatics minors may add classes and join waitlists beginning in period 2. Outside students will be permitted to join our waitlists beginning with period 3.