MATH 524 Nonparametric Statistics (4 credits)

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Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Distribution free procedures for 2-sample problem: Wilcoxon rank sum, Siegel-Tukey, Smirnov tests. Shift model: power and estimation. Single sample procedures: Sign, Wilcoxon signed rank tests. Nonparametric ANOVA: Kruskal-Wallis, Friedman tests. Association: Spearman's rank correlation, Kendall's tau. Goodness of fit: Pearson's chi-square, likelihood ratio, Kolmogorov-Smirnov tests. Statistical software packages used.

Terms: Fall 2014

Instructors: Christian Genest (Fall)

  • Fall

  • Prerequisite: MATH 324 or equivalent

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MATH 424