Prerequisite: STAT700 or STAT420. Recommended: Have some programming experience (any language). Credit only granted for: STAT705 or STAT798C. Formerly: STAT798C. Modern methods of computational statistics and their application to both practical problems and research. S-Plus and SAS programming with emphasis on S-Plus. S-Plus objects and functions, and SAS procedures. Topics include data management and graphics, Monte Carlo and simulation, bootstrapping, numerical optimization in statistics, linear and generalized linear models, nonparametric regression, time series analysis.