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Statistics I

  • PhD special course
  • Lecturer: Rob Crittenden
  • Dates: 13/17/22 May 2013


  • Dennis Sciama Building, room 3.12


  • Part 1: Bayesian vs Frequentist approaches (Rules of probability, Bayes theorem, Estimator theory)
  • Part 2: Describing distribution functions (moments and characteristic functions, Useful 1-d distributions)
  • Part 3: Multivariate distributions (Gaussian approximation, Fisher matrices, PCA techniques), Model selection, Monte Carlo techniques (in brief), Statistics of Fields, goodness of fit, Bootstrap and Jackknife methods

Lecture overheads

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