Biometry & Statistics (BTRY)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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BTRY 3010

In this course, students develop statistical methods and apply them to problems encountered in the biological and environmental sciences. Methods include data visualization, population parameter estimation, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: NTRES 3130STSCI 2200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1390BTRY 3010  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: one semester of calculus.

  •  1391BTRY 3010  LAB 401

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  •  1392BTRY 3010  LAB 402

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  •  1393BTRY 3010  LAB 403

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  •  1394BTRY 3010  LAB 404

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  •  1395BTRY 3010  LAB 405

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  •  1396BTRY 3010  LAB 406

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BTRY 3080

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 ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ILRST 3080STSCI 3080

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4257BTRY 3080  LEC 001

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

  •  4258BTRY 3080  DIS 201

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  •  4340BTRY 3080  DIS 202

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BTRY 3100

Theory and application of statistical sampling, especially in regard to sample design, cost, estimation of population quantities, and error estimation. Assessment of nonsampling errors. Discussion ... view course details

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  •  1518BTRY 3100  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: two semesters of statistics.

BTRY 4030

The focus of this course is the theory and application of the general linear model expressed in its matrix form. Topics will include: least squares estimation, multiple linear regression, coding for categorical ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: STSCI 4030

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4289BTRY 4030  LEC 001

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  • A two-semester sequence on statistical methods (e.g. BTRY 3010-BTRY 3020), a course on probability and distribution theory (e.g. BTRY 3080 or Math 4710), multivariable calculus, and linear/matrix algebra.

  •  4731BTRY 4030  LAB 401

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  •  5092BTRY 4030  LAB 402

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  • 18164BTRY 4030  LAB 403

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BTRY 4090

Introduction to classical theory of parametric statistical inference that builds on the material covered in BTRY 3080. Topics include sampling distributions, principles of data reduction, likelihood, parameter ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: STSCI 4090

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17230BTRY 4090  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3080 or MATH 4710 or equivalent and at least one introductory statistics course.

  • 17231BTRY 4090  DIS 201

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BTRY 4270

Develops and uses statistical methods appropriate for analyzing right-censored (i.e., incomplete) time-to-event data. Topics covered include nonparametric estimation (e.g., life table methods, Kaplan Meier ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: STSCI 4270

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4736BTRY 4270  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: BTRY 3080 or equivalent preparation; 3 semesters of calculus.

BTRY 4810

Population genetics is the study of the transmission of genetic variation through time and space. This course explores what the patterns and dynamics of genetic variation in populations can teach us about ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIOMG 4810

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1091BTRY 4810  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800, BIOEE 1780, or equivalents.

BTRY 4840

Computational methods for analyzing genetic and genomic data.  Topics include sequence alignment, hidden Markov Models for discovering sequence features, inferring haplotypes and local ancestry, genotype ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 6840CS 4775

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16915BTRY 4840  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3010 and at least one course in algorithms.

BTRY 4940

Course of lectures selected by the faculty. Because topics usually change from year to year, this course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4357BTRY 4940  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Staff

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BTRY 4950

This course will give students the opportunity to apply the statistical knowledge gained in their courses to "real-life" problems. Students will be integrated in the Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BTRY 7950

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4517BTRY 4950  LEC 001

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  • Please note that our first class will meet on Thursday, September 3.

BTRY 4970

Consists of individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Because topics usually change from year to year, this course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1049BTRY 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

BTRY 4980

Students assist in teaching a course appropriate to their previous training. Students meet with a discussion or laboratory section and regularly discuss objectives with the course instructor. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1050BTRY 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

BTRY 4990

Permits outstanding undergraduates to carry out independent study of suitable problems under appropriate supervision. Students cannot receive both pay and credit for the same hours of work.   view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5096BTRY 4990  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Students from all colleges must submit an Independent Study Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

BTRY 6010

Develops and uses statistical methods to analyze data arising from a wide variety of applications. Topics include descriptive statistics, point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing, inference for ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ILRST 6100

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1051BTRY 6010  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students or permission of instructor.

  •  1052BTRY 6010  LAB 402

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  •  1053BTRY 6010  LAB 403

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  •  1054BTRY 6010  LAB 404

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  •  5159BTRY 6010  LAB 405

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BTRY 6840

Computational methods for analyzing genetic and genomic data.  Topics include sequence alignment, hidden Markov Models for discovering sequence features, inferring haplotypes and local ancestry, genotype ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BTRY 4840CS 4775

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16917BTRY 6840  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BTRY 3010 or MATH 4710 and at least one course in algorithms.

BTRY 6940

Course of lectures selected by the faculty. Because topics usually change from year to year, this course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5173BTRY 6940  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • The goal of this class is to review the current state of the literature on statistical and computational methods for network and pathway discovery in biological systems.

BTRY 6970

Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty. Because topics usually change from year to year, this course may be repeated for credit. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1419BTRY 6970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2173BTRY 6970  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2174BTRY 6970  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2175BTRY 6970  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2176BTRY 6970  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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  • Individual tutorial study selected by the faculty.

BTRY 7900

Research at the Ph.D. level. view course details

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1423BTRY 7900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2169BTRY 7900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2170BTRY 7900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2171BTRY 7900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2172BTRY 7900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

BTRY 7950

Participation in the Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit: faculty-supervised statistical consulting with researchers from other disciplines. Discussion sessions are held for joint consideration of literature ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BTRY 4950

  • 2-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1060BTRY 7950  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite or co-requisite: BTRY 6020 and 4090 and permission of instructor. Please note that our first class will meet on Thursday, September 3.

BTRY 7980

Students assist in teaching a course appropriate to their previous training. Students meet with a discussion section, prepare course materials, and assist in grading. Credit hours are determined in consultation ... view course details

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1420BTRY 7980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2165BTRY 7980  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2166BTRY 7980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2167BTRY 7980  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2168BTRY 7980  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4281BTRY 7980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Sullivan, P

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  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

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  • 2-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4296BTRY 7980  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Yu, H

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  • Prerequisite: at least two advanced courses in statistics and biometry. Permission of instructor and chair of special committee is required.

BTRY 8900

Research at the M.S. level. view course details

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1421BTRY 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2161BTRY 8900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2162BTRY 8900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2163BTRY 8900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2164BTRY 8900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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  • Enrollment limited to: M.S. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

BTRY 9900

Thesis research for Ph.D. candidates after "A" exam has been passed. view course details

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1422BTRY 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Booth, J

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  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2156BTRY 9900  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Hooker, G

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  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2157BTRY 9900  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Mezey, J

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  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2158BTRY 9900  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2159BTRY 9900  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Strawderman, R

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  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.

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  • 1-9 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2160BTRY 9900  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Wells, M

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  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. candidates. Permission of graduate field member concerned is required.