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Statistics (STAT)

School of Mathematics and Statistics Faculty of Science

STAT 4604 [0.5 credit]

Statistical Computing (Honours)

Statistical computing techniques, pseudo-random number generation, tests for randomness, numerical algorithms in statistics; optimization techniques; environments for data analysis, efficient programming techniques; statistics with mainstream software.
Prerequisite: STAT 3553 or STAT 3503 or STAT 3505, or permission of the School.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory one hour a week.

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