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STT 872  Theory of Statistics II

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Recommended Background:
STT 871 and (STT 882 or concurrently)
Description:
Theory of Neyman Pearson tests and extensions. Convex loss estimation, best unbiased estimates, sufficient statistics, information lower bounds. Extensive application to linear models. LAN families and applications to estimation and tests.
Effective Dates:
SUMMER 1995 - SUMMER 2013


STT 872  Statistical Inference I

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
STT 862 and STT 881
Restrictions:
Open to doctoral students in the Statistics major or approval of department.
Description:
Statistical distributions, decision-theoretic formulation of estimation and testing of hypotheses, sufficiency, Rao-Blackwellization, admissibility, Bayes and minimax estimation, maximum likelihood estimation, inference based on order statistics, Neyman-Pearson Lemma and applications, multiple testing.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2013 - Open