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Semester 1

Statistical Methodology (MATH10095)

Subject

Mathematics

College

SCE

Credits

10

Normal Year Taken

3

Delivery Session Year

2022/2023

Pre-requisites

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Course Summary

This course provides many of the underlying concepts and theory for Likelihood based statistical analyses, and is required for further Year 3-5 courses in Statistics.

Course Description

Topics to be covered include: - likelihood function - maximum likelihood estimation - likelihood ratio tests - Bayes theorem and posterior distribution - Iterative estimation of the MLE (Fisher's method of scoring) - normal linear models

Assessment Information

Written Exam 80%, Coursework 20%, Practical Exam 0%

Additional Assessment Information

Coursework 20%; Examination 80%

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