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.