(Offered as STAT 430 and MATH 430.) This course examines the theory behind common statistical inference procedures including estimation and hypothesis testing. Beginning with exposure to Bayesian inference, the course will cover Maximum Likelihood Estimators, sufficient statistics, sampling distributions, joint distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and test selection, non-parametric procedures, and linear models. Four class hours per week.
Requisite: STAT 360 or consent of the instructor. Spring semester. Professor Wagaman.