# Stat 135: Concepts of Statistics

UC Berkeley

## Offerings

## Overview

A comprehensive survey course in statistical theory and methodology. Topics include descriptive statistics, maximum likelihood estimation, non-parametric methods, introduction to optimality, goodness-of-fit tests, analysis of variance, bootstrap and computer-intensive methods and least squares estimation. The laboratory includes computer-based data-analytic applications to science and engineering.

## Logistics

Three hours of Lecture and Two hours of Laboratory per week for 15 weeks. Six hours of Lecture and Four hours of Laboratory per week for 8 weeks.

## Prerequisites

STAT 134 or STAT 140; and MATH 54, EL ENG 16A, STAT 89A, MATH 110 or equivalent linear algebra. Strongly recommended corerequisite: STAT 133.