A general introduction to Statistical Inference, topics include: foundations of statistics, point estimation and hypothesis testing, maximum likelihood estimation, likelihood ratio tests, Bayesian methods, sufficiency, consistency, general linear models and least squares, generalised linear models, statistical computing.
|Unit name||Principles of Statistics 3|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Physical Sciences
|Discipline||Mathematics and Physics|
Mr D Palmer
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2017: $1,131.00||2017: $2,168.00||010103|
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KMA253 or KMA255 and KMA305
3x1-hr lectures, 1-hr tutorial, some material will be delivered via video lectures.
3-hr exam (70%), assignments (30%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
No required textbook
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