Also: STAT 464
Computer representation of numbers, univariate optimization, multivariate optimization, combinatorial optimization, genetic algorithms, EM algorithm, random number generation, numerical integration, simulation and Monte Carlo integration, Gibbs sampling, Metropolis-Hastings algorithm; bootstrapping. Other topics may include: permutation tests, smoothing, reversible jump MCMC, importance sampling, hybrid Gibbs sampling.
- Credit will be granted for only one of STAT 464, STAT 454 (if taken in the same topic), STAT 564, STAT 556 (if taken in the same topic).
- May be offered as a joint undergraduate and graduate class.
Graduate course in the Statistics program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.