Basic Statistical Method

This course is meant for students who do not have sufficient background of Statistical Methods. The students would be exposed to concepts of statistical methods and statistical inference that would help them in understanding the importance of statistics. It would also help them in understanding the concepts involved in data presentation, analysis and interpretation. The students would get an exposure to presentation of data, probability distributions, parameter estimation, tests of significance, regression and multivariate analytical techniques.


Exploratory data analysis, Box-Cox plots; Fitting of distributions ~ Binomial, Poisson, Negative Binomial, Normal; Large sample tests, Testing of hypothesis based on exact sampling distributions ~ chi square, t and F. Confidence interval. Estimation and point estimation of parameters of Binomial, Poisson and Normal distribution. Correlation and regression analysis. Fitting of orthogonal polynomial regression. Applications of dimensionality reduction and Discriminant function analysis. Non-parametric tests.