Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia University School of General Studies

STAT W1211x and y Introduction to Statistics (with calculus) 3 pts. Prerequisites: one semester of calculus. Designed for students who desire a strong grounding in statistical concepts with a greater degree of mathematical rigor than in STAT W1111. Random variables, probability distributions, pdf, cdf, mean, variance, correlation, conditional distribution, conditional mean and conditional variance, law of iterated expectations, normal, chi-square, F and t distributions, law of large numbers, central limit theorem, parameter estimation, unbiasedness, consistency, efficiency, hypothesis testing, p-value, confidence intervals, maximum likelihood estimation. Serves as the pre-requisite for ECON W3412.

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2014 :: STAT W1211
STAT
1211
72544
001
MW 11:40a - 12:55p
501 NORTHWEST CORNER
H. ElBarmi 94 / 164 [ More Info ]
STAT
1211
18415
002
MW 6:10p - 7:25p
517 HAMILTON HALL
R. Neath 70 / 86 [ More Info ]
STAT
1211
73361
003
MW 8:40a - 9:55a
517 HAMILTON HALL
R. Neath 66 / 86 [ More Info ]
STAT
1211
27804
004
TuTh 2:40p - 3:55p
517 HAMILTON HALL
B. Baydil 84 / 86 [ More Info ]