STAC58H3 Statistical Inference

Principles of statistical reasoning and theories of statistical analysis. Topics include: statistical models, likelihood theory, repeated sampling theories of inference, prior elicitation, Bayesian theories of inference, decision theory, asymptotic theory, model checking, and checking for prior-data conflict. Advantages and disadvantages of the different theories.

Prerequisite: 
Exclusion: 

STA352Y, STA422H

Breadth Requirements: 
Quantitative Reasoning