Presentation on theme: "Correlation and Regression Analysis – An Application"— Presentation transcript:
1 Correlation and Regression Analysis – An Application Systems Engineering ProgramDepartment of Engineering Management, Information and SystemsEMIS 7370/5370 STAT 5340 :PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERSCorrelation and Regression Analysis – An ApplicationDr. Jerrell T. Stracener, SAE FellowLeadership in Engineering
2 Montgomery, Peck, and Vining (2001) present data concerning the performance of the 28 National Football league teams in It is suspected that the number of games won(y) is related to the number of yards gained rushing by an opponent(x). The data are shown in the following table:
3 Yards Rushing by Opponent (x) TeamGames Won (y)Yards Rushing by Opponent (x)Washington102205Detroit61901Minnesota112096Green Bay52288New England1847Houston2072Oakland131903Kansas City2861Pittsburgh1457Miami2411Baltimore1848New Orleans42289Los Angeles1564New york Giants32203Dallas1821New York Jets2592Atlanta2577Philadelphia2053Buffalo22476St. Louis1979Chicago71984San Diego2048Cincinnati1917San Francisco81786Cleveland91761Seattle2876Denver1709Tampa Bay2560
4 Correlation AnalysisStatistical analysis used to obtain a quantitativemeasure of the strength of the relationship betweena dependent variable and one or more independentvariables
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