Computational Statistics

Course Type: 
STT
Code: 
4640
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Random number generation and Monte Carlo methods. The bootstrap and permutation tests. Numerical methods for optimization related to maximum likelihood estimation; nonparametric density estimation, classification and regression trees. Software used for the course includes SPLUS or R.

Prerequisites: 

(Undergraduate level STT 3600 Minimum Grade of C and Undergraduate level STT 3610 Minimum Grade of C and Undergraduate level MTH 2530 Minimum Grade of C)