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161.705 Advanced Statistical Inference (15 credits)

Properties of estimators: unbiasedness, consistency, efficiency and sufficiency. Methods of estimation with particular emphasis given to the method of maximum likelihood. Hypothesis testing and interval estimation. Nonparametric tests. Computationally intensive methods such as numerical likelihood estimation and Monte Carlo inference. Resampling methods.

Note(s): Access to a Windows PC and approved statistics package is required for analysis of data.

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Note: You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.

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Year Semester Mode Location
2021 Semester Two full semester Distance