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Graduate School

    The University of Maine
   
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2008-2009 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 462 - Numerical Methods in Anthropology


Introduction to how numerical methods are used in anthropological research. Topics include: survey and history of numerical methods in anthropology, presentation and description of quantitative and qualitative anthropological data, probability, testing anthropological hypotheses using parametric and nonparametric statistics, the pitfalls and potential of numerical methods in anthropology.

Satisfies the General Education Mathematics Requirement.

Prerequisites & Notes
300 level course in anthropology or permission. MAT 232 recommended but not required.

Credits: 3