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Intermediate Level

Sequence in calculus up through Calculus II (preferably multivariate calculus) and some programming experience in R.

Approx. 31 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Identify characteristics of “good” estimators and be able to compare competing estimators.

  • Construct sound estimators using the techniques of maximum likelihood and method of moments estimation.

  • Construct and interpret confidence intervals for one and two population means, one and two population proportions, and a population variance.

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Shareable Certificate
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Intermediate Level

Sequence in calculus up through Calculus II (preferably multivariate calculus) and some programming experience in R.

Approx. 31 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

10 hours to complete

Point Estimation

10 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 142 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Maximum Likelihood Estimation

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 67 min)
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Large Sample Properties of Maximum Likelihood Estimators

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 100 min)
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Confidence Intervals Involving the Normal Distribution

6 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 99 min)

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