STAT3093Probability and Mathematical Statistics II (A)3 ch (3C)

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 population 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, computing science and business. Use of a statistical computer package. 

Prerequisites: STAT 3083 and one of STAT 2793, BA 2606, PSYC 3913, STAT 2593; or permission of the instructor.