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Statistics for Forensic Practitioners

Part 6: Inference

Topics covered in this part: 

  1. Definitions.
  2. Goals of inference.
  3. Point estimation, properties of estimators, standard errors, sampling distributions.
  4. Interval estimation.
  5. Hypothesis testing, types of errors, p-values.
  6. Difference between two means.
  7. Equivalence testing.
  8. Hypothesis testing for proportions.
  9. Non-parametric tests of hypothesis.
  10. Discussion of hypothesis testing in the context of forensic practice.

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