The following classes will be taught by the Harvard-MIT Data Center (HMDC) Statistical Consultant in fall 2008.
1. Introduction to Stata
Get an introduction to Stata, the statistical analysis software package commonly used at MIT. With hands-on exercises, learn how to import and manage datasets. Novices welcome!
When: two repeat sessions, attend either of the following:
- Tuesday, October 7th, 12-2pm or
- Wednesday, October 22nd, 12-2pm
2. Introduction to Regression Using Stata
This hands-on class will provide a comprehensive introduction to estimating the linear regression model using ordinary least squares in Stata. Prerequisites: General familiarity with Stata (such as taking the above Intro. workshop) and the linear regression model.
When: Friday, October 31st, 12-2pm
3. Introduction to R
Get an introduction to R, the open-source system for statistical computation and graphics available on Athena. With hands-on exercises, learn how to import and manage datasets, create R objects, and generate figures. Novices welcome!
When: Friday, October 10th, 12-2pm
Note: All Workshops Held In: E53-220
Space is limited. To register, contact: Katherine McNeill, firstname.lastname@example.org.
See also: Consulting: Interested in one-on-one help with statistical analysis and software? The Harvard-MIT Data Center (HMDC) Statistical Consultant can help you via email or an in-person consultation. Contact her via our email form.