2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    Sep 17, 2021  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ACSC 505 - Statistical Modeling I (VEE)

Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: ACSC/MATH 371
This course focuses on model development, interpretation, understanding assumptions and evaluation of competing models. Topics include simple and multiple linear regressions, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals in linear regression models, testing of models, data analysis and appropriateness of models, linear time series models, moving average, autoregressive and ARIMA models, estimation, data analysis and forecasting with time series models, forecast errors and confidence intervals. A presentation of one project is required for the course. Students who receive a B- or higher in this course are eligible to receive VEE (Validation by Education Experience) credit from the Society of Actuaries in the topic of Applied Statistics.
Note: This course is for graduate students only
Cross-listed: MATH 505