140.673.01 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL THEORY I
Introduces modern statistical theory, including likelihood functions; minimal sufficiency; exponential families; theory estimation, theory of optimal tests, and confidence intervals; robustness; and decision theory.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
discuss classical theory/methods for drawing statistical inference
Discuss the statistical reasoning and theoretical justification behind two main streams in inference: hypothesis testing and estimation (point and interval)
- Tuesday 3:30 - 4:50
- Thursday 3:30 - 4:50