### Statistics for Forensic Practitioners

### Part 6: Inference

Topics covered in this part:

- Definitions.
- Goals of inference.
- Point estimation, properties of estimators, standard errors, sampling distributions.
- Interval estimation.
- Hypothesis testing, types of errors, p-values.
- Difference between two means.
- Equivalence testing.
- Hypothesis testing for proportions.
- Non-parametric tests of hypothesis.
- Discussion of hypothesis testing in the context of forensic practice.