261 course outline - University of Toronto Department of...

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University of Toronto Department of Statistics STA261H – Probability and Statistics II Spring 2011 Lectures: Mondays 3:10 – 5 p.m. and Wednesdays 3:10 – 4 p.m. in MB128 (L0101) Wednesdays 7:10 – 10 p.m. in SS1069 (L5101) Instructor: Dr. Hadas Moshonov E-mail: [email protected] Web-page: www.utstat.utoronto.ca/hadas/STA261/sta261.html Office: Sidney Smith Hall room 6015. Phone: 416-978-4308 Office hours: Mondays 5-6, Wednesdays 12-2, Thursdays 3-4 or by appointment. Course Description This course is a sequel to STA257H5 providing an introduction to current statistical theory and methodology. Topics include: statistical models, parameters, samples and estimates, hypothesis testing, and confidence intervals; unbiasedness, sufficiency, the likelihood function and its applications, basics of data analysis; time permitting: simple linear and generalized linear models. Textbook The textbook is D.D Wackerly, W. Mendenhall and R. Scheaffer Mathematical Statistics with Applications, 7 nd edition with the student solutions manual. Additional References: Probability and Statistics, The Science of Uncertainty by Evans and Rosenthal. Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis by Rice Evaluation The grading scheme is the following (test date is tentative and might be changed): Weekly Quizzes during Tutorials 15% Term Test to be held on Wednesday, February 16 ,6:10-8 p.m. 25% Assignment (Due date TBA) 10% Final Exam 50%
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