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Fall 2009-2010
ORF 524 / ELE 524  

Statistical Theory and Methods

Philippe Rigollet

A graduate level introduction to statistical theory and methods and some of the most important and commonly-used principles of statistical inference. Covers the statistical theory and methods for point estimation, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing, and the applications of the fundamental theory to linear models, categorical data and generalized Linear.

Sample reading list:
Bickel, Peter J. and Doksum, Kjell A. (2001), Mathematical statistics: basic ideas and selected topics
Casella, George and Berger, Roger L. (2002), Statistical inference, 2nd ed., Pacific Grove, CA: Duxbury/
Lehmann, Erich L. and George Casella (1998), Theory of Point Estimation, 2nd ed., New York, Springer
Lehmann, Erich L., (1997), Testing statistical hypotheses, 2nd ed., New York, Springer

Other information:
Homework 25%, Final Exam 75%

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21656 L01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   Friend Center   009   Enrolled:13 Limit:26