Subject: Statistics
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 1 Seminar/Discussion hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: Mathematics and Statistics


An overview of mathematical methods used in theoretical statistics with particular emphasis on inference. Will cover general probability distributions, generating functions, limit theorems, likelihood concepts, exponential families, decision theory, Bayesian and frequentist paradigms for estimation and testing, asymptotic theory.

Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate courses in mathematical statistics and inference, such as STAT 342 and STAT 442.

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