Term : Summer 2020
Catalog Year : 2019-2020

STA 578 - Statistical Computing

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Description: Computationally intensive statistical methods. Topics include statistical learning (cross-validation, GAMs, classification and regression trees), nonparametric methods (bootstrapping and permutation tests) as well as general-purpose algorithms (MCMC). Emphasis placed on both underlying statistical concepts and implementing resulting algorithms in a high-level mathematical programing language on non-tidy data. Co-convened with STA 478. Letter grade only. Course fee required.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Fall 2021

Prerequisite: ((STA 471 or STA 571 with a grade of C or better) and STA 445), or admission to Statistics MS