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Theoretical Statistics

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as MATH-370  |  Mathematics and Statistics, as STAT-370

Formerly listed as: MATH-30

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Faculty

Nicholas J. Horton (Section 01)

Description

(Offered as STAT 370 and MATH 370.) This course examines the theory underlying common statistical procedures including visualization, exploratory analysis, estimation, hypothesis testing, modeling, and Bayesian inference.  Topics include maximum likelihood estimators, sufficient statistics, 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. Limited to 25 students.  Spring semester. Professor Horton.

Keywords

Quantitative Reasoning

Offerings

2016-17: Offered in Spring 2017
Other years: Offered in Spring 2009, Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2018