Mathematical Statistics I
Prerequisite: STAT410; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Sampling distributions including noncentral chi-squared, t, F. Exponential families, completeness. Sufficiency, factorization, likelihood ratio. Decision theory, Bayesian methods, minimax principle. Point estimation. Lehmann-Scheffe and Cramer-Rao theorems. Set estimation. Offered fall only.