MATH 2150 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

Level: II

Semesters: 2 AND EVENINGS - SEMESTER 2

Course Code: MATH 2150

Course Title: INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

Number of Credits: 4

PREREQUISITEs: MATH 2140  or MATH 3110 

Course Description: Theory of Estimation: Ideas of point estimation; mean-squared error; interval estimation; method of maximum likelihood; Cramer-Rao Inequality.

Hypothesis Testing: Type I and Type II errors; tests concerning means, variances and proportions; Goodness of fit Tests; non-parametric tests.

Ideas of Regression Analysis including simple linear Regression in detail; Experimental Design and the Analysis of Variance (Completely Randomised Design, Block Designs, Latin Squares, Factorial Designs).

Assessment:

Coursework                                                    40%

Final Examination - One 2-hour paper             60%