BIOSTATS 6005EX - Principles of Statistical Inference
|Restriction:||Available to Grad Cert, Grad Dip, M Biostatistics students only|
|Available for Study Abroad and Exchange:||No|
|Available for Non-Award Study:||No|
|Pre-Requisite:||BIOSTATS 6001EX & BIOSTATS 6003EX|
|Assessment:||Two written assignments 40% each, submission of selected practical exercises 20%|
The aim of this course is to provide a strong mathematical and conceptual foundation in the methods of statistical inference, with an emphasis on practical aspects of the interpretation and communication of statistically based conclusions in health research. Content includes: review of the key concepts of estimation, and construction of Normal-theory confidence intervals; frequentist theory of estimation including hypothesis tests; methods of inference based on likelihood theory, including use of Fisher and observed information and likelihood ratio; Wald & score tests; an introduction to the Bayesian approach to inference; an introduction to distribution-free statistical methods.
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* This course is not normally offered to international students studying within Australia.
Course OutlineA Course Outline which includes Learning Outcomes, Learning Resources, Learning & Teaching for this course may be accessed here
|Term||Last Day to Add Online||Census Date||Last Day to WNF||Last Day to WF|
|Semester 1||Mon 18/03/2019||Sun 31/03/2019||Fri 10/05/2019||Fri 14/06/2019|
|Enrolment Class: Independent Study|
|15572||01EX||20||15||No details available|