Stat 566 Nonparametric Statistical MethodsCredit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: An introductory statistics course
Course Catalog Description:
This course presents a broad overview of statistical methods commonly referred to as nonparametric or distribution-free methods. Topics include: inference for proportions, contingency tables, goodness of fit problems, estimation and hypothesis testing based on ranking methods, measures of rank correlation, efficiency. Emphasis will be on the application of nonparametric statistical methods to data from many different applied fields.