140.673.01 Introduction to Statistical Theory I
- 3rd term
- 4 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2013 - 2014
- East Baltimore
- Class Times:
- Tu Th, 3:30 - 4:50pm
Introduces modern statistical theory, including likelihood functions; minimal sufficiency; exponential families; theory estimation, theory of optimal tests, and confidence intervals; robustness; and decision theory.
- Learning Objectives:
- 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)
- Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on homework and one exam per term.
Final grade applies to all terms
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required
- Special Comments:
LAB TH 9:00- 9:50 Must also register for 140.674; grade for 140.673 and 674 given at completion of 140.674.