BTRY 5080

BTRY 5080

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

This course provides an introduction to probability and parametric inference. Topics include: random variables, standard distributions, the law of large numbers, the central limit theorem, likelihood-based estimation, sampling distributions and hypothesis testing, as well as an introduction to Bayesian methods. Some assignments may involve computation using the R programming language.

When Offered Fall, spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BTRY 3010, Calculus II, or the equivalent.

Outcomes
  • Students will be able to manipulate random variables and their distributions using differential and integral calculus.
  • Students will be able to derive properties of standard probability.
  • Students will be able to derive maximum likelihood estimators for standard probability distributions and discuss their properties.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •  4443BTRY 5080  LEC 001

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    Prerequisites: BTRY 3010, Calculus II, or the equivalent.

  •  4444BTRY 5080  DIS 201

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  •  4526BTRY 5080  DIS 202

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ILRST 5080STSCI 5080

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18339BTRY 5080  LEC 002

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    Lecture 002 is reserved for Statistical Science MPS students only.

  • 18340BTRY 5080  DIS 203

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    Discussion 203 is reserved for Statistical Science MPS students only.