Statistical Modelling and Computing - MATH3821

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Mathematics and Statistics

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: MATH2831 or MATH2931

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Introduction to flexible and modern approaches to statistical modelling and statistical computing. Theory, applications and computation for linear models, generalised linear models, the Bayesian linear model, nonparametric regression using kernel smoothers and smoothing splines, nonparametric density estimation and bandwidth selection. Applications of simulation in statistical inference including Monte Carlo simulation, bootstrap methods, and Markov chain Monte Carlo. Statistical packages include R or Splus.
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