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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HON 350 - Scientific Prediction: Information, Technology and Progress


Prerequisite, acceptance to the University Honors Program, or consent of instructor. This course examines the philosophy and techniques for creating forecasts and making predictions. Historical context of prediction is discussed. Qualitative and quantitative techniques are covered. Traditional quantitative methods and probabilistic approaches will be applied. Evaluation of forecast accuracy and its implications are considered. Prediction applications include, but are not limited to economics, science, social science, business, sports and weather. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits