KIIT Faculty Delivers Lecture in Short Term Course at IIT Bhubaneswar

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Dr. Malaya Mohanty, Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering delivered a technical session at the five-day “Short Term Course on Traffic Flow Modeling” organized by IIT Bhubaneswar on 30th July 2021.

The topic of the session was “Traffic Flow Analysis by SPSS”. Dr. Malaya explained the utility of statistics and the types of traffic parameters that are usually modeled. He also described in brief about the different correlation values and a regression model for different types of variables involved viz. continuous, nominal, or ordinal. Thereafter, he also conducted a live hands-on session of SPSS with the participants, by explaining the step-by-step procedure of 2 continuous variables. He demonstrated the linear as well as non-linear regressions along with the basics of descriptive statistics and regression tree development for the nominal variables.

Post the session, there was discussion with the participants regarding the software. The session ended with the vote of thanks by Dr. P. P. Dey, Asst. Professor, IIT Bhubaneswar and coordinator of STC program.

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