Linear Models 1

Maynooth University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Linear Models 1

  • Host University

    Maynooth University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    (MT221A/MT222S or MT241P) and (MT243P or MT211S). Equivalent modules would also suffice.

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Module Objective:
    To introduce students to Linear Models.

    Scatterplots and regression. Simple linear regression: estimation, parameter inference, prediction, analysis of variance, R2, F-test, correlation, residual plots, assessing normality. The multiple regression model and its applications. Matrix notation, mean vectors and covariance matrices. Least-squares estimation. The multivariate normal distribution. Hypothesis testing and confidence intervals, prediction. Analysis of variance, R2, sequential sums of squares, general F-tests. Added variable plots. Model checking via testing for lack of fit and residual plots.
    Regression diagnostics: residuals, leverage, outliers, influence and Cook's Distance.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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