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Computer Simulation - STAT278

This unit considers the use of computer simulation in problem solving. It emphasises the use of computer simulation as an investigative tool, especially where analytic methods are ineffective. Software packages used include the popular numerical package MATLAB and Microsoft Office products Excel and Access. The unit is very practical, with lectures, tutorials, test and exam held in a computer lab. This unit develops students' skills in analysis of systems, teamwork, communication, and formal reports of technical findings, and briefly introduces relational databases. This unit also develops practical skills which are useful in later statistics units.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Statistics Staff

STAT171 or STAT273 or ((STAT170(P) or STAT150) and 3cp from COMP units at 100 level) Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Faculty of Science and Engineering

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