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STT 802  Statistical Computation

Semester:
Fall of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Recommended Background:
(STT 442 and MTH 309) or (mathematical statistics and linear algebra)
Description:
Computational techniques commonly used in Statistics. Matrix decompositions. Least squares and Least Absolute Deviations. Solution of nonlinear equations. Optimization techniques including the EM algorithm and constrained optimization. Numerical integration. Generation of random numbers and stochastic simulation. Implementation in statistical software.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2010 - FALL 2011


STT 802  Statistical Computation

Semester:
Fall of even years
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Recommended Background:
(STT 442 and MTH 309) or (mathematical statistics and linear algebra)
Description:
Computational techniques commonly used in Statistics. Matrix decompositions. Least squares and Least Absolute Deviations. Solution of nonlinear equations. Optimization techniques including the EM algorithm and constrained optimization. Numerical integration. Generation of random numbers and stochastic simulation. Implementation in statistical software.
Effective Dates:
SPRING 2012 - Open