## Syllabus 2015-16 - 11711007 - Descriptive and exploratory data analysis (Análisis descriptivo y exploratorio de datos)

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• Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
• Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
• Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
 DEGREE: Grado en Estadística y empresa FACULTY: FACULTY OF LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES ACADEMIC YEAR: 2015-16 COURSE: Descriptive and exploratory data analysis
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
 NAME: Descriptive and exploratory data analysis CODE: 11711007 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2015-16 LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1 ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: PC
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
 NAME: FERNÁNDEZ ALCALÁ, ROSA MARÍA DEPARTMENT: U112 - ESTADISTICA E INVESTIGACIÓN OPERATIVA FIELD OF STUDY: 265 - ESTADÍSTICA E INVESTIGACIÓN OPERATIVA OFFICE NO.: B3 - 059 E-MAIL: rmfernan@ujaen.es P: 953212449 WEBSITE: http://www4.ujaen.es/~rmfernan/ ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3329-6624 LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

1. Graphical and numerical representation of univariate distributions
• Basic concepts in descriptive statistic
• Frequency tables and graphical representations
• Measures of posistion, variation and shape
• Measures of equidistribution
2. Graphical and numerical representation of multivariate distributions
• Conditional and marginal distributions
• Independence and correlation
• Numerical characteristics
• Regression and correlation
3. Exploratory data analysis techniques
• Graphical data analysis
• Robust measures
• Other techniques
4. Construction of economic indicators
• Simple indexes.
• Composite indexes
• Prices, quantities and value indexes
• Shifting and splicing of indexes
• Participation and repercussion
• Deflation
• Other economic indicators

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Default teaching session language will be Spanish. These sessions are structure in theoretical sessions, where learning contents are developed, and practical sessions to solve exercises on the board and also using a statistical software (Statgraphics, SPSS and/or R).

Tutorial support sessions, bibliography, additional materials and exams will be available in English.

Exchange international students electively can join regular course in Spanish whenever they wish.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The evaluation procedure is mainly based on:

• A writing exam with theoretical and practical exercises (80%)
• An evaluative practice with practical exercises to be solved by using a statisitcal software (20%)

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
• Statistics for business and economics. Edition: [8th ed.], Global Edition. Author: Newbold, Paul. Publisher: Boston [etc.] : Pearson , cop. 2013  (Library)
• Statistics: the exploration and analysis of data. Edition: 7th ed. Author: Peck, Roxy. Publisher: United States : Brooks Cole,Cengage Learning, cop. 2012  (Library)
• Introductory statistics. Edition: 3rd ed.. Author: Ross, Sheldon M.. Publisher: Amsterdam [etc.] : Elseviercop. , 2010  (Library)