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Mathematics & Statistics

STATS 743, Fall 2017

 

Foundations of Statistics

Calendar Description For Term I 
A systematic treatment of the central concepts and methods of statistical inference, including sampling distributions, point and interval estimation, and testing of statistical hypotheses. Both frequentist and Bayesian approaches are presented. The course ends with an introduction to resampling methods, including the bootstrap and the jackknife, and to inferential aspects of regression methods, including logistic and generalized linear models. 


Calendar Description For Term II
This course will cover sampling distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing, including likelihood, Bayesian and resampling methods. Introduction to generalized linear models and logistic regression. Taught by 2 different professors, 1 each term.

 


Instructor: F. Hoppe

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Department of Mathematics & Statistics
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Hamilton Hall, Room 218
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

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Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.27034
Undergrad Email Inquiries:
undergrad@math.mcmaster.ca

McMaster University - Faculty of Science

Mailing Address

Department of Mathematics & Statistics
McMaster University

Hamilton Hall, Room 218
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
L8S 4K1

Contact Information

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone Inquiries:
+1 (905) 525-9140 ext.27034
Undergrad Email Inquiries:
undergrad@math.mcmaster.ca