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Modern Computational Statistical Methods - STAT878

This unit offers students the opportunity to study some modern computational methods in statistics. The first half of the unit covers maximum likelihood computations, Bayesian computations using Monte Carlo methods, missing data and the EM algorithm. The second half considers Kernel density estimation, Kernel regression, quantile regression and inferences using Monte-Carlo and bootstrapping methods. The computing software MATLAB, R and WinBUGS are used.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

S1 External - Session 1, External (On-campus dates: None)

Staff Contact(s): Associate Professor Jun Ma



((Admission to MAppStat or GradDipAppStat or MActPrac) and (STAT806 or STAT810)) or (admission to MSc or MInfoTech)

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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Statistics

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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