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STAT 433. Nonparametric Statistics

Credits: 3
Department: Statistics
Description: Efficiency comparison of mean and median, one and two sample location problems, effect of alternative score functions, randomization and permutation tests, the independence problem, and selected problems in regression. Use of statistical software.
Prerequisites: STAT 321
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Perform the sign test and its variations to analyze binomial data.
2. Use the Chi-squared test to analyze contingency tables and test goodness-of-fit.
3. Use the rank test and its variations to compare the distributions of two or more groups.
4. Use randomization and permutation tests to compare two groups.
5. Distinguish and compare various nonparametric tests.
6. Analyze data through using nonparametric procedures in statistical software.

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