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Catalog 2021-2022

STAT 440 - Bayesian Inference


Studies the Bayesian approach to data analysis. Includes Bayes theorem, basic concept of Bayesian statistics, prior and posterior distributions, conjugacy, credible intervals, generalized linear models, statistical inference (with comparison to frequentist approach), prior elicitation, computational methods and applications to real world problems.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [(Prereq: (MATH 151 ) and (MATH 320  or STAT 250  or STAT 100  or BUS 204 ) with a C- or better)]
Typically Offered: Fall term only

Units: 4