Bayesian Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis

STA 602L

Principles of data analysis and modern statistical modeling. Exploratory data analysis. Introduction to Bayesian inference, prior and posterior distributions, hierarchical models, model checking and selection, missing data, introduction to stochastic simulation by Markov chain Monte Carlo using a higher level statistical language such as R or Matlab. Applications drawn from various disciplines. Not open to undergraduate students or students who have taken Statistical Science 360. Prerequisite: Statistical Science 611 or the following: Statistical Science 210 and (Statistical Science 230 or 240L) and (Mathematics 202, 202D, 212, or 222) and (Mathematics 216, 218, or 221, any of which may be taken concurrently). Instructor: Staff

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: STA 611 or the following: STA 210 + (STA 230 or 240L) + (Mathematics 202, 202D, 212, or 222) + (Mathematics 216, 218, or 221, any of which may be taken concurrently). Not open to undergraduate students or students who have taken STA 360.

Curriculum Codes
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Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring