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STAT 4506 [0.5 credit] Nonparametric Statistics (Honours)

Order statistics; projections; U-statistics; L-estimators; rank, sign, and permutation test statistics; nonparametric tests of goodness-of-fit, homogeneity, symmetry, and independence; nonparametric density estimation; nonparametric regression analysis: kernel estimators, orthogonal series estimators, smoothing splines; high-dimensional inference and false discovery.
Prerequisite(s): STAT 3559 or permission of the School.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as STAT 5516, for which additional credit is precluded.
Lectures three hours a week.