UT Dallas 2019 Graduate Catalog

OPRE6359 - Statistics for Data Science

OPRE 6359 Statistics for Data Science (3 semester credit hours) This course uses statistical methods to analyze data from observational studies and experimental designs to communicate results to a business audience. The course mandates prior knowledge of fundamental statistical concepts such as measures of central location, standard deviations, histograms, the normal and t-distributions (knowledge of calculus is not required). The course also emphasizes interpretation and inference, as well as computation using a statistical software package such as R or STATA. Prerequisite: OPRE 6301. (3-0) S