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Statistics (STAT)

School of Mathematics and Statistics Faculty of Science

STAT 3559 [0.5 credit]

Mathematical Statistics (Honours)

Empirical distribution functions, Monte Carlo methods, elements of decision theory, point estimation, interval estimation, tests of hypotheses, robustness, nonparametric methods.
Precludes additional credit for STAT 3500, STAT 3509, STAT 3550.
Prerequisite: STAT 3558 or permission of the School.
Lectures three hours a week, tutorial one hour a week.

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