Statistical Theory and Methods III: Computational Statistics
STAT 24600

Spring 2004
Statistics 24600  Spring 2003
Midterm Solutions
May 6, 2003
1. Let X1 , . . . , Xn be iid according to the Pareto distribution P () with distribution function
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FX (x) = 1 ,
x > 1,
x
and parameter > 0.
(a) Show that the distributions P () constitute a o
Statistical Theory and Methods III: Computational Statistics
STAT 24600

Fall 2015
All About Linear Regression
D.G. Simpson, Ph.D.
Department of Physical Sciences and Engineering
Prince Georges Community College
February 1, 2010
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Introduction
Linear regression is a method for calculating the equation of the best straight line
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Statistical Theory and Methods III: Computational Statistics
STAT 24600

Fall 2015
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Simulation: An Introduction
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Statistical Theory and Methods III: Computational Statistics
STAT 24600

Fall 2015
Econ 620
Null hypothesis vs. alternative hypothesis
Suppose that we have data y = (y1 , , yn ) and the data is generated by the true probability distribution
P0 , from a family of probability distribution P indexed by . We can partition the parameter spac