Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 24, 2024  
Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

DMC 340 - Bayesian Statistics (4 Cr.)

Bayesian Statistics is both a set of statistical tools as well as a particular interpretation of statistical information. In Bayesian statistics, parameters or hypotheses are updated as evidence is introduced. This course will introduce Bayesian comparisons of means and proportions, Bayesian regression and inference using multiple models, and discussion of Bayesian prediction. Students will be using computer simulation methods found in R. Prerequisites: C- or above in CS 116  and DMC 106  or MA 268 . Offered fall semester of even years. Le.