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Unformatted text preview: STA 6246 Linear Models Fall 2011 Instructor James Hobert, 221 Griffin-Floyd Hall; Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 4th period (10:40–11:30); Phone: 273-2990; Email: [email protected] Course Web Page http://www.stat.ufl.edu/ ˜ jhobert/sta6246 Course Description This course covers the theory of the general linear model, including re- gression and analysis of variance models, least squares estimates and distribution theory when the errors are normally distributed. A geometric approach is emphasized. Prerequisites Prerequisites—in substance, as opposed to by catalog number—are: • a course in regression at the graduate level; • a one-year sequence in theoretical statistics at the graduate level; • a course in linear algebra at the graduate level. Orientation of the Course The primary purpose of this course is to prepare the students in the Ph.D. program in Statistics for the linear models portion of the Ph.D. qualifying exam in Statistics. As such, I intend to cover a specific body of material in the theory of linearin Statistics....
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course STA 6246 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.
- Spring '08