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Spring 2014 Statistics W1211 section 001 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS | |

Call Number | 70192 |

Day & Time Location |
MW 8:40am-9:55am 207 Mathematics Building |

Points | 3 |

Approvals Required | None |

Instructor | Edward Whalen |

Type | LECTURE |

Course Description | Prerequisites: one semester of calculus. Designed for students who desire a strong grounding in statistical concepts with a greater degree of mathematical rigor than in STAT W1111. Random variables, probability distributions, pdf, cdf, mean, variance, correlation, conditional distribution, conditional mean and conditional variance, law of iterated expectations, normal, chi-square, F and t distributions, law of large numbers, central limit theorem, parameter estimation, unbiasedness, consistency, efficiency, hypothesis testing, p-value, confidence intervals, maximum likelihood estimation. Serves as the pre-requisite for ECON W3412. |

Web Site | CourseWorks |

Department | Statistics |

Enrollment | 108 students (125 max) as of 11:53PM Wednesday, August 20, 2014 |

Final Exam Day/Time | May 14 W 9:00am-12:00pm |

Final Location | 207 Mathematics Building |

Subject | Statistics |

Number | W1211 |

Section | 001 |

Division | Interfaculty |

Open To | Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies, School of Continuing Education, Global Programs, School of the Arts, Barnard |

Campus | Morningside |

Note | Prerequisite: MATH V1101 Calculus I |

Section key | 20141STAT1211W001 |

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