K310 | 2955 | Bhattacharya

P: M119 or equivalent. Introduction to probability and statistics. Elementary probability theory, conditional probability, independence, random variables, discrete and continuous probability distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion. Concepts of statistical inference and decision: estimation, hypothesis testing, Bayesian inference, statistical decision theory. Special topics discussed may include regression and correlation, time series, analysis of variance, nonparametric methods. Credit given for only one of the following: K300, K310; Criminal Justice P291; Economics E270 or S270; Sociology S250; or SPEA K300. I Sem., II Sem.