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).
Coursework 40%Final Examination - One 2-hour paper 60%