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
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