Distribution-free inference, game and decision theory, advanced theory of estimation (including sequential estimation), robustness, advanced probability theory, stochastic processes or empirical processes. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: Sp.
Statistical Image Analysis: Bayesian methods for stochastic modelling, classification and reconstruction. Markov fields, Gibbs distributions, deformable templates, such as Snakes. Correlation structures, multivariate techniques, analysis of discrimination. Simulation methods for stochastic inference (MCMC, etc.). Stochastic remote sensing and spatial statistics.
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