University of Calgary

STAT 323 - Introduction to Theoretical Statistics - Winter 2021

Statistics and their distributions. Introduction to statistical inference through point estimation and confidence interval estimation of a population parameter. Properties of statistics including unbiasedness and consistency in estimation. Single parameter hypothesis testing, Type I and Type II Error. Multi-parameter estimation through confidence interval estimation and hypothesis testing. The analysis of bivariate data through simple linear regression, including inferences on the parameters of the linear model and the analysis of variance. Chi-square test of independence and goodness of fit test.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-1T)


  • Statistics 321.


  • Credit for Statistics 323 and either Data Science 305 or Mathematics 323 will not be allowed.


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