Applied & Computational Math (ACM) Graduate Courses (2017-18)
Ec/ACM/CS 112. Bayesian Statistics. 9 units (3-0-6): third term. This course provides an introduction to Bayesian Statistics and its applications to data analysis in various fields. Topics include: discrete models, regression models, hierarchical models, model comparison, and MCMC methods. The course combines an introduction to basic theory with a hands-on emphasis on learning how to use these methods in practice so that students can apply them in their own work. Previous familiarity with frequentist statistics is useful but not required. Instructor: Rangel.