Academic Catalog

STAT556 ADVANCED COMPUTING METHODS IN STATISTICS

Course Code: 2460556
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Statistics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. NC BATMAZ
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course introduces a range of computational techniques that are important to Statistics. The topics covered include introduction to statistical computing, computer arithmetic, numerical linear algebra, regression computations, eigenproblems, numerical optimization, numerical approximations, numerical integration, expectation-maximization (EM) algorithm, basic simulation methodology, Monte Carlo (MC) integration, MC Markov Chain (MCMC) methods.