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STT 861  Theory of Probability and Statistics I

Semester:
Fall of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Recommended Background:
MTH 320 or concurrently
Description:
Discrete and continuous random variables and vectors. Important probability models. Inequalities and limit laws. Sampling distributions and functions of random vectors. Statistical inference.
Effective Dates:
FALL 1995 - SUMMER 2010


STT 861  Theory of Probability and Statistics I

Semester:
Fall of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Recommended Background:
MTH 234 and MTH 309
Description:
Probability models, random variables and vectors. Special distributions including exponential family. Expected values, covariance matrices, moment generating functions. Convergence in probability and distribution. Weak Law of Large Numbers and Lyapunov Central Limit Theorem.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2010 - Open