22nd Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics

Module 1: Probability and Statistical Inference

Week 1, Session 1, Monday 8:30 AM - Wednesday 12:00 PM: Mon Jul 10 to Wed Jul 12
Instructor(s):
  • The laws of probability and the binomial, multinomial, and normal distributions.

  • Descriptive statistics and methods of inference including maximum likelihood, confidence intervals and simple Bayes methods.

  • Classical hypothesis testing topics, including type I and II errors, two-sample tests, chi-square tests and contingency table analysis, and exact and permutation tests

  • Resampling methods such as the bootstrap and jackknife are covered as well.

Also offered as part of the Summer Institute in Statistics and Modeling in Infectious Diseases (SISMID 2017).