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140.774.01 FOUNDATIONS OF STATISTICS II

Cancelled

Department:
Biostatistics
Term:
4th term
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore

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Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule:
Every Other Year
Prerequisite:

140.773

Description:

Investigates the foundations of statistics as applied to assessing the evidence provided by an observed set of data. Topics include: law of likelihood, the likelihood principle, evidence and the likelihood paradigm for statistical inference; failure of the Neyman-Pearson and Fisherian theories to evaluate evidence; marginal, conditional, profile and other likelihoods; and applications to common problems of inference.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on problem sets and class presentation of solutions to the problem sets.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required