Probability and Statistics II

King's College London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Probability and Statistics II

  • Host University

    King's College London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Mathematics, Statistics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    4CCM141A Probability and Statistics I

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Module description:

    Aims and objectives:
    This course should make you familiar with the standard techniques of elementary statistics and, by introducing
    such fundamental concepts as hypothesis testing, estimation and analysis of variance, prepare you for further
    study in both theoretical and practical statistics.

    Syllabus:
    Bivariate probability, continuous densities, generating functions. The exponential densities, including normal,
    t-, ?2 and F. Simple parametric and nonparametric tests. Further topics include the consistency, efficiency and
    sufficiency of estimates, maximum likelihood estimation; the central limit theorem, the Neyman-Pearson lemma and
    the likelihood ratio test; regression, analysis of variance.

    Books:
    http://myreadinglists.kcl.ac.uk/search.html?q=ccm241

    Assessment: written examination/s

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