(Offered as STAT 370 and MATH 370.) 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 111 or STAT 135 and STAT 360, or consent of the instructor. Spring semester. Professor Horton.