ArcMap image depicting the z-scores for the percent of population living in urbanized areas of Florida. The z-score is one concept covered in this course. (MAP by Prof. Pericles (Chris) Zegras and Prof. Rhonda Ryznar.)
This course develops logical, empirically based arguments using statistical techniques and analytic methods. It covers elementary statistics, probability, and other types of quantitative reasoning useful for description, estimation, comparison, and explanation. Emphasis is placed on the use and limitations of analytical techniques in planning practice. This course is required for and restricted to first-year Master in City Planning students.
Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .xls and .dbf.