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Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science
Simon Fraser University
Author: Carl James Schwarz   P.Stat. (Statistical Society of Canada), PStat® (American Statistical Association)
Phone: 778.782.3376
Office: K 10559    

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Stat-300 - Statistical Communication - 2013-3 term


Course Information

Guided experiences in written and oral communication of statistical ideas and results with both scientific and lay audiences.
This course exposes students to some examples of writing related to the field of statistics. These may include technical reports for both statistical and lay audiences, consulting reports, and critiques (e.g. of the use of statistics in the media). A framework called The Statistical Method (MacKay and Oldford, Statistical Science, 2000) may be used as a guideline for report content and for conducting statistical work in general

Policy on Academic Integrity

Summary of Lectures


Past Exams

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