• Course unit title
Statistics in the 21st century
• Course Unit Code
• Type of course unit
Short duration course
• Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students who will complete this course will acquire knowledge of the latest developments in statistical theory and applications and they will be able to use these developments in tackling statistical problems in a better way than with the methods that they have learned by taking the traditional statistical courses.
• Mode of delivery
Face to face
• Prerequisites and co-requisites
Attendance and knowledge of all of the compulsory courses of the Department of Statistics curriculum.
• Course contents
Capture-Recapture Models. Statistics in Animal Breeding. Some Issues in
Assessing Human Fertility. Statistical Issues in Toxicology. Receiver Operating
Characteristic Methodology. Environmental Epidemiology. Challenges Facing Statistical
Genetics. Computational Molecular Biology. Finance: Α Selective Survey. Statistics and
Marketing. Causal Inference in the Social Sciences.
Political Methodology: Α Welcoming Discipline. Statistics in Sociology,
1950-2000. Psychometrics. Empirical Methods and the Law. Statistics in the
Physical Sciences and Engineering. Challenges in Understanding the Atmosphere.
Seismology-A Statistical Vignette. Internet Traffic Data. Coding and
Compression: Α Happy Union of Theory and Practice.The State of
Statistical Process Control as We Proceed into the
• Recommended or required reading
o Statistics in the 21st Century
•Planned learning activities and teaching methods
•Assessment methods and criteria
Assessment of projects assigned during the course
•Language of instruction