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Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Data Analysis and Decision Making - I

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and NPTEL via Swayam


This is the first part of the three part course (DADM-I, DADM-II, DADM-III) which covers Operations Research and its tools with applications. In general Decision Analysis and Decision Making (DADM) covers three main areas which are: Multivariate Statistical Analysis with its applications, Other Decision Making Models like DEA, AHP, ANP, TOPSIS, etc., and Operations Research and its tools with applications. These three part DADM course will be more practical and application oriented rather than theoretical in nature.

INTENDED AUDIENCE : Masters in Business Administration, Masters in Economics, Masters in Statistics/Mathematics, Masters in Industrial Engineering, Masters in Operations Research/Operations Management, Phd in related fields as mentioned abovePREREQUISITES : Probability & Statistics,Operations Research
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : Manufacturing industry, chemical industry, steel industry, cement industry, etc.



Week 1 : Introduction to Multivariate AnalysisWeek 2 : Joint and marginal DistributionWeek 3 : Multinomial, Multivariate Normal, Multivariate t, Wishart and other DistributionsWeek 4 : Multivariate Extreme Valued DistributionsWeek 5 : Copula MethodWeek 6 : Multiple Linear Regression, Multiple Non-Linear Regression, etc.Week 7 : Factor AnalysisWeek 8 : MANOVA, MANCOVA, etc.Week 9 : Conjoint AnalysisWeek 10 : Cluster AnalysisWeek 11 : Multiple Discriminant AnalysisWeek 12 : Multidimensional Scaling, Structural Equation Modeling

Taught by

Prof. Raghu Nandan Sengupta

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