STAT 336: Mathematical Statistics

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The following is a *tentative* schedule of what we will cover in class when. Check this space regularly for updates.

Readings listed should be completed by the start of class on the date indicated.

**Last update: 04-19-18**

Date | Topics | Readings |
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T 2/2 | Introduction / Review: Probability | Ch. 6 (skim for big picture), Ch. 1 |

Th 2/4 | Review: Random Variabless | Ch. 2 |

T 2/9 | Review: Random Variables | Ch. 2 |

Th 2/11 | Review: Expectation | Ch. 3 |

T 2/16 | NO CLASS | — |

Makeup Class W 2/17 | Convergence of RVs | Chs. 4-5 |

Th 2/18 | Convergence of RVs | Chs. 4-5 |

T 2/23 | Convergence of RVs | Chs. 4-5 |

Th 2/25 | NO CLASS | — |

T 3/1 | Components of Inference | Ch. 6 |

Th 3/3 | Components of Inference | Ch. 6 |

T 3/8 | Nonparametric Estimation | Ch. 7 |

Th 3/10 | Nonparametric Estimation / Bootstrap | Ch. 7,8 |

T 3/15 | Problem Session | — |

Th 3/17 | The Bootstrap | Ch. 8 |

SPRING BREAK | ||

Makeup Class M 3/28 | Frequentist Parametric Estimation I | Ch. 9 |

T 3/29 | Frequentist Parametric Estimation II | Ch. 9 |

Th 3/31 | Frequentist Parametric Estimation III | Ch. 9 |

T 4/5 | Bayesian Estimation I | Ch. 11, Notes |

Th 4/7 | Bayesian Estimation II | Ch. 11, Notes |

T 4/12 | Null Hypothesis Testing I | Ch. 10 |

Th 4/14 | Null Hypothesis Testing II | Ch. 10 |

T 4/19 | Modeling and Prediction I | Ch. 13 |

Th 4/21 | Modeling and Prediction II | Ch. 13 |

T 4/26 | Modeling and Prediction III | Ch. 13 |

Th 4/28 | Further Bayesian Topics | TBD |

T 5/3 | Further Bayesian Topics | TBD |

Th 5/5 | Further Bayesian Topics | TBD |