Michael Kowalski

Faculty Lecturer, Faculty of Science - Mathematics & Statistical Sciences

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Faculty Lecturer, Faculty of Science - Mathematics & Statistical Sciences
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kowalski@ualberta.ca

Courses

STAT 151 - Introduction to Applied Statistics I

Data collection and presentation, descriptive statistics. Probability distributions, sampling distributions and the central limit theorem. Point estimation and hypothesis testing. Correlation and regression analysis. Goodness of fit and contingency table. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2. Note : This course may not be taken for credit if credit has been obtained in any STAT course, or in PEDS 109, PSYCO 211, SCI 151 or SOC 210.

Fall Term 2020 Winter Term 2021
STAT 161 - Introductory Statistics for Business and Economics

Data collection and presentation, descriptive statistics. Probability distributions, sampling distributions and the central limit theorem. Point estimation and hypothesis testing. Correlation and regression analysis. Goodness of fit and contingency table. Use of a microcomputer software package for statistical analyses in business and economics. Prerequisite: Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2. This course may not be taken for credit if credit has been obtained in any STAT course, or in PEDS 109, PSYCO 211, SCI 151 or SOC 210.

Winter Term 2021
STAT 265 - Statistics I

Sample space, events, combinatorial probability, conditional probability, independent events, Bayes Theorem, random variables, discrete random variables, expected values, moment generating function, inequalities, continuous distributions, multivariate distributions, independence. Corequisite: One of MATH 209, 214 or 217.

Fall Term 2020
STAT 266 - Statistics II

Functions of random variables, sampling distributions, Central Limit Theorem, law of large numbers, statistical models for the data, likelihood, parameters and their interpretation, objectives of statistical inference, point and interval estimation, method of moments, basic notions of testing of hypotheses, errors of the first and second kind, significance level, power, pvalue. Prerequisite: STAT 265. Corequisites: One of MATH 225 or 227, and one of MATH 215 or 317.

Winter Term 2021

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