11.220 Quantitative Reasoning and Statistical Method for Planning I

Spring 2006

Map of z-scores for population living in urbanized areas of Florida.
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.)

Course Highlights

This course features six problem sets in the assignments section and a complete set of lecture notes.

Course Description

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.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .xls and .dbf.

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Prof. Pericles (Chris) Zegras
Prof. Rhonda Ryznar

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session