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About this Course

Welcome to the course notes for STAT 501: Regression Methods. These notes are designed and developed by Penn State's Department of Statistics and offered as open educational resources. These notes are free to use under Creative Commons license CC BY-NC 4.0.

This course is part of the Online Master of Applied Statistics program offered by Penn State's World Campus.

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This is the STAT 501 online course materials website. There are lots of examples, notes, and lecture materials on this website. You may want to make a bookmark for this site in your browser.

Featured on this site are the online notes on Regression Methods reorganized and supplemented by Dr. Iain Pardoe, based on original notes by Dr. Laura Simon and Dr. Derek Young.

In addition, in the Resources section, there are Worked Examples Using Minitab that demonstrate how to perform many of the methods used in regression and Video Resources containing instructive examples.