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STATISTICS

STAT-517
Special Topics in Statistical Methodology (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Alternating topics in statistics from an applied viewpoint. Topics include sampling, multivariate techniques, factor analysis, and time series. Usually offered alternate summers (odd years). Prerequisite: STAT-302, STAT-320, or STAT-514.

STAT-517
001
STATISTICS
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Special Topics in Statistical Methodology (3)

Advanced Biostatistics

The course provides introduction to the contemporary methodologies used to understand complex problems in the four major areas of modern-day biomedical science: clinical trials, epidemiology, survival analysis, and bioinformatics. Phase I, II, and III clinical trials, dynamics of spatial epidemiology and disease, estimation of survival, hazard and excess mortality functions and analysis of gene expression data are discussed.

STAT-517
001
STATISTICS
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Special Topics in Statistical Methodology (3)

Decision Theory and Bayesian Inference

Statistical decision theory and Bayesian inference are developed at an intermediate mathematical level.