COMP 1014 Thinking About Data

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 301488

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Description This subject covers basic concepts of data centric thinking. The main areas discussed are; Populations and Samples; Sampling concepts; Types of Data; Descriptive Methods; Estimation and Inference; Modelling. The subject takes a computational and nonparametric approach, before briefly discussing theoretical concepts and distribution theory.

School Computer, Data & Math Sciences

Discipline Computer Science

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Equivalent Subjects MATH 1033 Thinking About Data

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Quiz 5x 30 min 20 N Individual
Final Exam 2 hour 40 Y Individual
Report 3 weeks/approx. 2000 words 40 N Individual

Prescribed Texts

Lock, & Lock, Patti Frazer (2019). Statistics : unlocking the power of data (Second edition, EMEA edition.).

Teaching Periods

Vietnam Session 1 (2024)

Vietnam

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Autumn (2024)

Parramatta - Victoria Rd

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Spring (2024)

Parramatta - Victoria Rd

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Surabaya Semester 1 (2024)

Surabaya

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Vietnam Session 3 (2024)

Vietnam

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