|The second half of a two-part sequence covering various topics in probability and statistics. This course provides an introduction to essential techniques of statistical inference. Samples and statistics versus populations and parameters. Brief introduction to method of moments and maximum likelihood. Tests and intervals for means, variances and proportions (one and two-sample). Multiple regression, residual plots. Analysis of variance, brief introduction to experimental design. Chi-squared tests. Examples drawn from engineering, science, computing science and business. Use of a statistical computer package.|
Prerequisite: STAT 3083. Students with exceptional standings in STAT 2593 may seek permission from the instructor.