UT Dallas 2015 Graduate Catalog

STAT6331 - Statistical Inference I

STAT 6331 Statistical Inference I (3 semester credit hours) Introduction to fundamental concepts and methods of statistical modeling and decision making. Basic distribution theory. Decision theory. Exponential families of models. Sufficiency. Estimation and hypothesis testing. Likelihood methods and optimality. Large sample approximations. Prerequisites: (STAT 5352 or equivalent) and (MATH 5302 or equivalent). (3-0) Y