Training Course in Statistics and Multivariate Analysis in R: applications in multicomponent systems

Department of Chemistry

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Non Degree Course

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General Objectives of the Course
It is intended that students acquire expertise in the use of computational tools for statistical and multivariate data analysis, in a comprehensive and current perspective of methods implemented in the R environment, developing a self-critical analysis and interpretation of the results from specific and pratical examples.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
Skills in multivariate data analysis; expertise in the use of a computer application for study and interpretation of multidimensional systems; skills of self-learning, recognition of the importance of the information characterization and rationalization. Select methods of statistical and multivariate analysis more appropriate to the test systems. Analyze, interpret, organize and report the results obtained, using the Rstudio.
Mode of Study
Admission Requirements

It is recommended that students have (or attend) a higher education course, or have relevant work experience within the scope of this training. It is required that students have some basic training in mathematics, informatics and data mining.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Regulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Sufficient, Good, Very Good and Excellent
Study Programme
Applications Notice (only in portuguese)
1st Semester
Start date: 10-09-2018
End date: 20-12-2018
2nd Semester
Start date: 04-02-2019
End date: 30-05-2019