STAT4065 Multilevel and Mixed-Effects Modelling
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This unit examines the analysis of complex correlated data with a multi level or linear mixed model approach. Longitudinal (or repeated measures) data, clustered data and data from complex experimental designs are utilised to develop and describe methodology, and describe analyses approaches. The unit focuses on recognising data with these structures and identifying appropriate models to fit. It also addresses how to carry out such analyses using modern statistical techniques and packages, utilising real-world examples from many disciplines such as science (e.g. agricultural, biological, environmental, medical and physical), social sciences and finance.
- Students are able to (1) apply appropriate techniques from the above topics to real world data and communicate results in a logical and coherent fashion; (2) fit models to their data using modern statistical techniques and packages; (3) critically assess fitted models; and (4) interpret and communicate results of analysis of complex correlated data.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) assignments; (2) in-semester test; and (3) final examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is only available in this unit in the case of a student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Associate Professor Berwin Turlach
- Unit rules
- (STAT2401 Analysis of Experiments
STAT2402 Analysis of Observations)
STAT3405 Introduction to Bayesian Computing and Statistics
- STAT3401 Advanced Data Analysis
- Contact hours
- lectures: 2 hours per week; labs: 2 hours per week
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.