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STAT 500: Statistical Methods I

(3-2) Cr. 4. F.

Prereq: STAT 447 or STAT 588 or current enrollment in STAT 542; knowledge of matrix algebra.
Analysis of data from designed experiments and observational studies. Randomization-based inference; inference on group means; nonparametric bootstrap; pairing/blocking and other uses of restricted randomization. Use of linear models to analyze data; least squares estimation; estimability; sampling distributions of estimators; general linear tests; inference for parameters and contrasts. Model assessment and diagnostics; remedial measures; alternative approaches based on ranks.