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GS01 1283 Foundations of Statistical Inference II

  • Course Director(s): Long, James
  • Semester: Spring
  • Frequency: Annually
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Grading System: Letter Grade
  • Prerequisites:


Long, James.  Three semester hours. Spring, annually. Grading System: Letter Grade. Prerequisite: Rice STAT 532. Audit permitted.

This is the second semester course in a two-semester sequence in mathematical statistics.  The course topics include random variables, distributions, small and large sample theorems of decision theory and Bayesian methods, hypothesis testing, point estimation, and confidence intervals; also topics such as exponential families, univariate and multivariate linear models, and nonparametric inference will also be discussed.  This course is cross-listed at Rice STAT 533.  The venue of the course will be at Rice University.

Course Outline Foundations of Statistical Inference II