140.674.01 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL THEORY II
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:
Describe foundations and to discuss classical theory/methods for drawing statistical inference
Describe the statistical reasoning and theoretical justification behind two main streams in inference: hypothesis testing and estimation (point and interval)
- Monday 10:30 - 11:50
- Wednesday 10:30 - 11:50