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Modelling of Student Attendance

O'Sullivan, Conor (2014) Modelling of Student Attendance. Diploma thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

The aim of this project was to investigate the trend of student attendance over an academic year. This involved computing a linear trend model of a variable, based on attendance for different years and class groups. In order to carry out the analysis, extraction of the data and pre-processing techniques were required. The analysis was implemented on sixteen class groups in total, over five academic years. It was found that the trend model had an average R2 value of 0.451 and a standard deviation of 0.273. The results from the analysis indicate that the trend model can be effective in fitting the data, however, more complex models may be necessary to increase performance and consistency.

Item Type: Thesis (Diploma)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Computing > Higher Diploma in Science in Data Analytics
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2014 16:43
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2014 16:43
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/1854

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