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Distance Course Description

Please note that as of Fall 2007, our ST course prefix was changed to STAT. These courses are offered based on availability and student interest. If you want a particular course to be offered soon, please contact Dr. Jana Anderson . We will need at least four students to register in order to offer a course. If you would like to obtain a basic (generic) course syllabus, please contact Dr. Anderson. The schedule of distance STAT course offerings can be found here.

523: ( 3 credits) Quantitative Spatial Analysis

Techniques in spatial analysis: point pattern analysis, spatial autocorrelation, trend surface and spectral analysis.

Prerequisite: STAT 301 or STAT 307 or EH/EHCC 307. Credit not allowed for both
STAT 523 and NR 523.

Text: Course manual entitled "Quantitative Spatial Statistics" will be sent to the student via email at the beginning of the semester.

Optional Text: Statistical Methods For Spatial Data Analysis, Schabenberger & Gotway.

Computer Software: R, available for free download.

This course fulfills a Group III requirement for the MS degree, as well as serving as an elective for the Statistical Theory & Methods and Applied Statistics certificates.


Would you like more information about the program?
Charlene Spencer, Coordinator
Distance Program Office
Phone: (970) 491-5268

Fax: (970) 491-1084