UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

STAT7334 - Nonparametric and Robust Statistical Methods

STAT 7334 Nonparametric and Robust Statistical Methods (3 semester hours) Topics chosen from Order statistics, ranks, L-statistics, M-statistics, R-statistics. One- and multi-sample location and scale problems. Nonparametric ANOVA. Pitman asymptotic relative efficiency. Minimax asymptotic variance and minimum bias criteria for robust estimation. Robust confidence limits. Optimal influence curves. Nonparametric/robust density and regression curve estimation. Nonparametric and robust methods for multivariate date. Prerequisite: STAT 6331 or equivalent. (3-0) T