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STA335 Generalised Linear Models (8)


This subject provides an introduction to generalised linear models by an overview of the unified approach dictated by the exponential form of the distribution. This overview is pursued into varied applications in diverse areas which appeared to be previously unconnected.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Information Studies

Assumed Knowledge


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
Have a sound appreciation of the role of generalised linear models in the scheme of statistical methodology, as well as the scope of techniques that will have been made available by this new technique;
Have the ability to use a computer package to analyse data using the approach that is offered by the theory of generalised linear models.


The subject will cover the following topics:
Exponential Family of Distributions; GLIM computer package; Binary data; Log-Linear models and Poisson Regression; Gamma data.

Residential School

This subject contains a optional 2 day residential school.


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.