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Unformatted text preview: Course Outline STAT 330: Mathematical Statistics Winter 2010 Instructor: Grace Y. Yi, Ph.D. Dept. of Statistics & Actuarial Science University of Waterloo Phone: (519) 888-4567 x35110 Fax: (519) 746-1875 Office: MC6140 E-mail: [email protected] Office hours: 2:30-3:30pm Thursdays Lectures: 1:00-2:20pm Tuesdays & Thursdays B1 271 Tutorials: 4:30-5:20pm Wednsdays HH 1101 Prerequisites: MATH 237 or 247, STAT 231 or 241 Reference Book: • Introduction to Probability and Mathematical Statistics (2nd Edition), by Lee J. Bain and Max Englehardt, Duxbury Press Topics to be Covered in Lectures: Maximum likelihood estimation. Random variables and distribution theory. Generating functions. Functions of random variables. Limiting distributions. Large sample theory of likelihood methods. Likelihood ratio tests. Course Description: Some material can be found in the reference book listed above. Important supplementary material will be covered in class. • Review and Extension of Probability and Distribution Theory: some material in Chapters 1-6, and lecture notes Stat 330 — Winter 2010 1 •...
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