STAT 652 Statistical Inference

Prerequisite: STAT 544, or permission of instructor 

Corequisite: STAT 554

Course Description: Fundamental principles of estimation and hypothesis testing. Topics include limiting distributions and stochastic convergence, sufficient statistics, exponential families, statistical decision theory and optimality for point estimation, Bayesian methods, maximum likelihood, asymptotic results, interval estimation, optimal tests of statistical hypotheses, and likelihood ratio tests. 

Equivalent to CSI 672 

When Offered: Fall, Spring