STA355H1: Theory of Statistical Practice

Hours

24L/12P

STA355H1 provides a unifying structure for the methods taught in other courses, and will enable students to read methodological research articles or articles with a large methodological component. Topics covered include statistical models and distributions; fundamentals of inference: estimation, hypothesis testing, and significance levels; likelihood functions and likelihood-based inference; prior distributions and Bayesian inference.

Prerequisite
STA255H1 (73%)/STA248H1 (73%)/STA238H1 (73%)/STA261H1 (60%)/ECO227Y1 (60%)/STAB57H3 (60%)/STA260H5 (60%)/ECO227Y5 (60%); MAT235Y1/MAT237Y1/MAT257Y1/(MATB41H3, MATB42H3)/(MAT232H5, MAT236H5)/(MAT233H5, MAT236H5); MAT223H1/MAT240H1/MATA22H3/MATA23H3/MAT223H5/MAT240H5
Exclusion
STAC58H3
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)