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140.731.71
Statistical Theory I

Cancelled

Location:
Online/Virtual
Term:
1st term
Department:
Biostatistics
Credits:
4 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Asynchronous Online with Some Synchronous Online
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
Contact:
Elizabeth Ogburn
Resources:
Prerequisite:

Linear algebra; matrix algebra; real analysis; calculus.

Description:

Introduces probability and inference, including random variables; probability distributions; transformations and sums of random variables; expectations, variances, and moments; properties of random samples; and hypothesis testing.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Manipulate and describe random variables
  2. Derive and describe the properties of hypothesis tests and point estimates from random samples
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 55% Homework
  • 15% Class participation
  • 30% Final Exam

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Consent required for all students

For consent, contact:

eogburn@jhu.edu

Special Comments:

Please note: This is the virtual section of a course that is also offered onsite. Students will need to commit to the modality for which they register. One 1-hour lab per week (time TBA)