Theory and Methods of Statistics
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (SURV410, STAT410). Cross-listed with SURV420. Credit only granted for: STAT420 or SURV420. Point estimation, sufficiency, completeness, Cramer-Rao inequality, maximum likelihood. Confidence intervals for parameters of normal distribution. Hypothesis testing, most powerful tests, likelihood ratio tests. Chi-square tests, analysis of variance, regression, correlation. Nonparametric methods.