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wir808 - Multivariate Statistics
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Module label Multivariate Statistics
Module code wir808
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law > Mantelmodule
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law > Schwerpunkt "Volkswirtschaftslehre" (VWL)
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics > Module der Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften (Master)
  • Master's Programme Environmental Modelling > Mastermodule
  • Master's Programme Sustainability Economics and Management > Additional Modules
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Module responsibility
Authorized examiners
Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module
With successful completion of the course, students shall:
  • be aware of and be able to evaluate advanced methods of multivariate data analysis.
  • be able to select adequate methods in relevant fields of application, like prediction, classification, and segmentation analysis.
  • be able to run computer-aided analyses and to interpret the results properly.
Module contents
Various methods of quantitative data analysis such as:
  • Linear Regression,
  • Logistic Regression,
  • Linear Discriminant Analysis,
  • Principal Component Analysis,
  • Feature selection and evaluation methods.
Reader's advisory
Backhaus, Erichson, Plinke, Weiber (2015): Multivariate Analysemethoden, 14. Aufl., Springer, Berlin
Litz, H.P. (2000): Multivariate Statistische Methoden, Oldenbourg, München
Hartung, J. und Elpelt, B. (2006): Multivariate Statistik, 7. Aufl., Oldenbourg, München
Berthold, M. und Hand, D.J. (2010): Intelligent Data Analysis, 2. Aufl., Springer, Berlin
Witten, I.H. und Frank, E. (2011): Data Mining, 3. Aufl., Morgan Kaufmann, San Francisco
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel MM-PB (Professionalisierungsbereichsmodul im Master)
Modulart je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
at the end of the semester
written exam or oral exam
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 2.00 28 h
Exercises 2.00 28 h
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h