Statistics I

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Statistics

Course Number: 
515
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
First semester of a two-semester sequence. Emphasis given to probability theory necessary for application to and understanding of statistical inference. Probability models, sample spaces, conditional probability, independence. Random variables, expectation, variance, and various discrete and continuous probability distributions. Sampling distributions, the Central Limit Theorem and normal approximations. Multivariate calculus introduced as needed. Prerequisites: MATH 132, or 136. (Gen.Ed. R2) [Note: Because this course presupposes knowledge of basic math skills, it will satisfy the R1 requirement upon successful completion.]
Comments: 

Students seeking a calculus-based one-semester course in probability and statistics should consider Stat 597S.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
14589

Course Sections

Statistics I
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM