Year
2020
Units
4.5
Contact
3 x 1-hour lectures weekly
1 x 1-hour tutorial weekly
Prerequisites
STAT2702 - Probability
Enrolment not permitted
STAT8701 has been successfully completed
Topic description
This topic examines: point and interval estimation; hypothesis testing and power; linear models and hypotheses; least-squares equations, residual sums of squares, and their derivations in simple applications; statements of required distributional results; analysis of variance tables; computation-based study of multiple regression and factorial experiments.
Educational aims
This topic introduces students to the mathematical development and applications of elementary statistical inference
Expected learning outcomes
At the completion of the topic, students are expected to be able to:
  1. Understand the conceptual foundations of elementary statistical inference
  2. Understand mathematical arguments and proofs relevant to elementary statistical inference
  3. Solve applied problems requiring the techniques of elementary statistical inference