Quantitative Reasoning & Statistical Methods for Planners I

Scatterplot of home values in Boston.

Scatterplot of Boston home data, showing the relationship between home values and the number of rooms in the home. (Image by Ezra Haber Glenn.)


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Spring 2009



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Course Description

This course develops logical, empirically based arguments using statistical techniques and analytic methods. Elementary statistics, probability, and other types of quantitative reasoning useful for description, estimation, comparison, and explanation are covered. Emphasis is on the use and limitations of analytical techniques in planning practice.

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Glenn, Ezra. 11.220 Quantitative Reasoning & Statistical Methods for Planners I, Spring 2009. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-220-quantitative-reasoning-statistical-methods-for-planners-i-spring-2009 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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