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Description

Methods of collecting, representing and processing statistical data are covered and illustrated by real life examples, mainly from biology and medicine

Prerequisites

MATH 140


Level of Rigor

Elementary


Sample Textbooks

Fundamentals of Biostatistics, by Bernard Rosner


Applications


If you like this course, you might also consider the following courses

MATH416, STAT426


Additional Notes

Not applicable toward the math major requirements

Topics

Estimation of parameters

Testing statistical hypotheses

Elements of nonparametric inference

Models of regression

Analysis of categorical data

(Computer projects when assigned require use of MINITAB)