Methods of Analysis

Tourism and Culture Management
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 45,0 TP

Lecturer
- Maria João da Costa Antunes Inácio

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Provide students with basic tools for analyzing data that independently support information analysis and decision-making.

Program
I - Descriptive Statistics; II - Introduction to Statistical Inference; III - Regression and Correlation; IV - Multiple Regression Models; V - Discriminant Analysis; VI - Factorial Analysis in Principal Component; VII - Cluster Analysis.

Evaluation Methodology
Final written exam and practical test using statistical software

Bibliography
- Guimarães, R. e Sarsfiels Cabral, J. (2005). Estatística. Lisboa: McGraw Hill
- Maroco, J. e Bispo, R. (2005). Estatística Aplicada às Ciências Sociais e Humanas. Lisboa: McGraw Hill
- Maroco, J. (2004). Análise Estatística com a Utilização do SPSS. Lisboa: McGraw Hill

Method of interaction
Lectures and practical classes in computer environment.

Software used in class
IBM-SPSS