UT Dallas 2015 Graduate Catalog

STAT7330 - Decision Theory and Bayesian Inference

STAT 7330 Decision Theory and Bayesian Inference (3 semester credit hours) Statistical decision theory and Bayesian inference are developed at an intermediate mathematical level. Topics include utility theory; Bayesian estimation, hypothesis testing, and prediction; empirical and hierarchical Bayes rules; Bayesian robustness; admissibility; minimax decisions and introduction to game theory. Prerequisite: STAT 6331. (3-0) T