Academic Catalog

STAT460 NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS

Course Code: 2460460
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Statistics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. VLDA PURUTUOLU
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Review of basic statistics. Distribution-free statistics, ranking statistics, U statistics. Large sample theory for U statistics. Tests based on runs. Asymptotic relative efficiency of tests. Hypothesis testing, point and interval estimation. Goodness of fit, rank-order (for location and scale), contingency table analysis and relevant models. Measures of association, analysis of variance.
Prerequisite: Consent of department