340.676.11 | AY 2013-2014 - Summer Inst. Term | 2 Credit(s)
MTWThF 8:30:00 AM
  • Contact Information
    Jason Connor
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • demonstrate skills in adaptive designs, Bayesian analysis and Bayesian computation
    • assess sets of real-life Bayesian adaptive designs and evaluate considerations that went into each design, and the adaptive decisions that are made in each trial
  • Course Description
    Presents Bayesian adaptive designs and teaches students the skills and considerations necessary to construct such designs. Examines the operating characteristics of Bayesian adaptive designs and the benefits and costs of interim analyses, in particular within the regulatory framework.
  • Intended Audience
    JHSPH students adn Summer Institute participants
  • Methods of Assessment
  • Course Schedule

    Please see the course Session for a full list of dates and items for this course.

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