STAT 341

Course Name

Introduction to probability and mathematical statistics ii

Brief review of: sample spaces, random variables, probability. Distribution: binomial, normal, Poisson, geometric. Followed by: expectation, variance, central limit theorem. Basic concepts of estimation, testing, and confidence intervals. Maximum likelihood estimators and likelihood ratio tests, efficiency. Introduction to regression. Prerequisite: either STAT 340 or STAT/MATH 394 and STAT/MATH 395; either STAT/ECON 311 or STAT/MATH 390; either a minimum grade of 2.5 in MATH 136 or MATH 327. Offered: W.