University of Technology Sydney

35252 Mathematical Statistics

6cp; 4hpw
Requisite(s): ((35102 Introduction to Analysis and Multivariable Calculus OR 33230 Mathematics 2 OR 33290 Statistics and Mathematics for Science OR 37132 Introduction to Mathematical Analysis and Modelling) AND 35353 Regression Analysis)
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.


Advanced statistical analysis in areas such as marketing, survey design and financial modelling requires insight into the mathematical foundations of statistics. This subject aims to develop such insight and introduces students to the concepts and terminology required in more advanced applications. Topics include probability, random variables and their probability distributions, limiting distributions, multivariate probability distributions, functions of random variables, estimators and their properties, hypotheses and their tests, and order statistics.

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Autumn session, City campus

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