Introduction to Statistical Theory I
CLASS SESSION BEGINS: Thursday, August 23, 2012
General Information: Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect. Students may be present, either in person or online, for the class sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:15 p.m., or may view the class at a later time. USC Columbia students may attend classes in Close-Hipp Building (School of Business), Room 204; All other students will view classes via the Internet and may call in with questions during class. For students viewing the class live online, the Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first class meeting. Students viewing at a later time may visit the Web site at http://video.sc.edu; click on the appropriate college/school and then your class link to view lectures. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect.
Official Course Session Dates: Course Begin/End and Drop/Add/Withdrawal
Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit
Registrars Office graduate listing for this course
Instructor: Lin Xiaoyan
Graduate Bulletin Course Description: Fundamental theory of statistics and how it applies to industrial problems. Topics include probability, random variables and vectors and their distributions, sampling theory, point and interval estimators, and application to the theory of reliability, regression, process control and quality issues. Not to be used for M.S. or Ph.D. credit in statistics.
Prerequisites: MATH 241
Information is accurate as of
December 19, 2012, 1:00 am
(Subject to change)
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