STAT 460

Bayesian Statistics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Also: STAT 560

Bayesian modelling, prior distributions; Jeffreys prior, posterior distributions, single and multi-parameter models; Bayesian point and interval estimation; Bayes factors and point null hypothesis testing; Bayesian computation; decision theory. Other topics may include hierarchical modeling, bayesian model selection.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of STAT 460, STAT 454 (if taken in the same topic), STAT 560, STAT 556 (if taken in the same topic).
  • May be offered as a joint undergraduate and graduate class.


  • STAT 350 or permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Statistics offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science.

Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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