Statistical Modeling

Generalized linear models, Interpretation of coefficients from a causal inference perspective, Simple linear regression, Logistic regression, Poisson regression, Survival data analysis, Longitudinal data analysis, Model fit diagnosis, Residual study, Violations of basic assumptions , Model selection, Multicollinearity, Variable transformations, Hierarchical / multilevel models / random effects / fragility.



Basic Information

45 hours
Statistical inference


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