Class Schedule

ASTR 234 - 02 Statistical Techniques in Astronomy

2018 Winter Quarter

Class Details
Career
Graduate
Grading
Student Option
Class Number
43658
Type
Lecture
Credits
5 units
General Education
Available Seats
1
Enrollment Capacity
8
Enrolled
7

Description
Introduces probability and statistics in data analysis with emphasis on astronomical applications. Topics include probability, Bayes' theorem, statistics, error analysis, correlation, hypothesis testing, parameter estimation, surveys, time-series analysis, surface distributions, and image processing. Students learn to identify the appropriate statistical technique to apply to an astronomical problem and develop a portfolio of analytic and computational techniques that they can apply to their own research.

Enrollment Requirements
Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Meeting Information
Days & Times
Room
Instructor
Meeting Dates
MW 10:40AM - 12:15PM
ISB 126
01/08/2018 - 03/16/2018