Bayesian Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis

STA 702L

Introduction to Bayesian inference, prior and posterior distributions, predictive 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 students with credit for Statistical Science 360. Prerequisite: Statistical Science 210, 230 or 240 and 432, or 611 or other close equivalents.
Typically Offered
Fall Only