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Graduate Course Details
Number MAT 747
Title Applied Statistical Inference
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites Acceptance into either the Master of Science in Mathematics, Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics or the Master of Science in Geo-Information Science program or permission of the Mathematics Graduate Program Coordinator


A study of probability and statistical inference. Suggested topics are: Probability, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling distribution theory, confidence intervals, tests of statistical hypotheses, linear regression, and a nonparametric method: the Kolmogorov-Smirnov Goodness-of-Fit Test; applications to spatial statistics. The emphasis of the course is on applications and conceptual understanding, rather than on mathematical derivations.