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STAT 580: Statistical Computing

(3-0) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: STAT 579; STAT 447 or STAT 588 or STAT 542
Introduction to scientific computing for statistics using C: Introduction to C for computing and memory efficiency; design of statistical algorithms; use of algorithms in modern libraries, parallel computing. Interfacing R with C. Building statistical libraries. Statistical computing: solving nonlinear equations; optimization; integration; simulation methods, inversion of probability integral transformations, rejection sampling, importance sampling.

Physics and Astronomy

...Professional Career Preparation and STAT 341 Introduction to...least three of the 580 level Astro courses...