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  • CAS MA 588: Nonparametric Statistics
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS MA 582; or equivalent, consent of instructor.
    Graduate Prerequisites: CAS MA 582; or equivalent, and consent of instructor.
    The theory and logic in the development of nonparametric techniques including order statistics, tests based on runs, goodness of fit, rank-order (for location and scale), measures of association, analysis of variance, asymptotic relative efficiency.
  • CAS MA 589: Computational Statistics
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: CAS MA 213; AND CASMA242 (OR CAS MA 442), AND CASMA581; or equivalent with consent of instructor.
    Topics from computational statistics that are relevant to modern statistical applications: random number generation, sampling, Monte Carlo methods, computational inference, MCMC methods, graphical models, data partitioning, and bootstrapping. Emphasis on developing solid conceptual understanding of the methods through applications.