#### STAT 666

At the end of Stat 666 the student will be able to:

#### Demonstrate Understanding

Demonstrate understanding of multivariate random vectors and their distributions

#### Basic Principles of Probability

Use basic principles of probability, statistics, and linear algebra to motivate:

- the comparison of mean vectors
- multivariate regression and canonical correlation
- principal component analysis and factor analysis
- classification and clustering

#### Produce Analysis

Produce a complete analysis of appropriate multivariate data using SAS and R

#### "Consulting" Project

Take a multivariate data analysis "consulting" project and

- Indentify appropriate statistical approaches to address the clients problem
- Carry out a thorough and meaningful analysis of the data
- Clearly and effectively defend and communicate their approach and findings to their client in a report