STA248H1: Statistics for Computer Scientists

Hours

36L/12T

An introduction to statistical inference and practice needed for computer science applications. Statistical models and parameters, estimators of parameters and their statistical properties, methods of estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, likelihood function, the linear model. Use of statistical computation for data analysis and simulation.

Prerequisite
STA237H1/STA247H1/STA257H1/STA256H5/STAB52H3; CSC111H1/CSC148H1/CSCA48H3/CSC148H5
Exclusion
ECO220Y1/ ECO227Y1/ GGR270H1/ PSY201H1/ SOC300H1/ SOC202H1/ SOC252H1/ STA220H1/ STA221H1/ STA255H1/ STA238H1/ STA261H1/ STA288H1/ EEB225H1/ STAB22H3/ STAB27H3/ STAB57H3/ STA220H5/ STA221H5/ STA258H5/ STA260H5/ ECO220Y5/ ECO227Y5
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)