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BIOS 553. Biostatistical Methods I. 4 Hours.

Semester course; 4 lecture hours. 4 credits. Introduces applied biostatistical concepts intended primarily for graduate students in the Department of Biostatistics. Topics include linear algebra for statistical algorithms, distributions of quadratic forms, simple and multiple linear regression, model selection and regression diagnostics, analysis of variance and covariance, and linear mixed effects models.