STAT 356 Statistical Theory


Prerequisite: STAT 346


Course Description: Introduction to the mathematical theory of statistical inference, emphasizing inference for standard parametric families of distributions. Topics include: properties of estimators; Bayes and maximum likelihood estimation; sufficient statistics; properties of test of hypotheses; most powerful and likelihood-ratio tests; and distribution theory for common statistics based on normal distributions. Offered by Statistics. Limited to two attempts.

Students with the terminated from VSE major attribute may not enroll.

When Offered: Fall