STK4100 – Introduction to generalized linear models
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Generalized linear models including logistic regression, Poisson regression and overdispersion models. Longitudinal data and time series. Survival and event history analysis. Analysis of dependent data.
The course gives background for performing more complex statistical analysis.
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Recommended previous knowledge
STK1100 – Probability and statistical modelling, STK1110 – Statistical methods and data analysis , STK2120 – Statistical Methods and Data Analysis 2 (discontinued), MAT1100 – Calculus, MAT1110 – Calculus and linear algebra and MAT1120 – Linear algebra.
- 10 credits overlap with STK3100 – Introduction to generalized linear models
- 5 credits overlap with STK4900 – Statistical methods and applications
- 5 credits overlap with STK9900 – Statistical methods and applications
*The information about overlaps for discontinued courses may not be complete. If you have questions, please contact the Department.
3 hours of lectures and 2 hours of topics examined in plenum.
2 mandatory assignments, written with (LaTeX), the typesetting software for academic writing in mathematics.
Final written examination.
Examination support material
Language of examination
Subjects taught in English will only offer the exam paper in English.
You may write your examination paper in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more:
Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.
The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.