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Unformatted text preview: University of California, Santa Barbara Department of Statistics & Applied Probability PSTAT 120B, Probability & Statistics, Spring 2010 Instructor: Jarad Niemi Office: South Hall 5518 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 805.699.6572 Course hours: MWF 10:00-10:50am in HFH 1104 Office hours: TBD TAs: Varvara Kulikova Office hours: TBD Qunying Shen Office hours: TBD Course webpage: on GauchoSpace Textbook: Wackerly, Dennis; Mendenhall, William; Scheaffer, Richard L. (2008) Mathematical Statistics with Applications . Duxbury Press . 7th ed. Prerequisite: PSTAT 120A with a grade of C or better Course description Distribution of sample mean and sample variance; t , 2 and F distributions; summarizing data by statistics and graphs; estimation theory for single samples: sufficiency, efficiency, consistency, method of moments, maximum likelihood; hypothesis testing: likelihood ratio, goodness of fit tests; confidence intervals....
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