Spring 2018

Theoretical Statistics

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

Formerly listed as: MATH-30


Nicholas J. Horton (Section 01)


(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.

Requisite: STAT 111 or STAT 135 and STAT 360, or consent of the instructor.  Limited to 25 students.  Spring semester. Professor Horton.

If Overenrolled: Priority to STAT majors

STAT 370 - LEC

Section 01
Tu 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM SMUD 205
Th 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM SMUD 205

STAT 370 - DIS

Section 01
F 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM BEBU 107

ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis Cengage Rice third edition (CD not required) Amherst Books TBD
Using R and RStudio for Data Management, Statistical Analysis, and Graphics CRC Press Horton and Kleinman optional Amherst Books TBD

These books are available locally at Amherst Books.


2024-25: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2009, Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022