Purdue Engineering Professional Education

logo header header
Toll-Free in U.S. (877) 598-4233
     Print
STAT51700 - Statistical Inference

Spring 2016

Days/Time: TTh / TBA
Credit Hours: 3

Learning Objective:
Understanding the basic statistical inference methods.

Description:
A basic estimation including unbiased, maximum likelihood and moment estimation; testing hypotheses for standard distributions and contingency tables; confidence intervals and regions; introduction to nonparametric tests and linear regression.

Topics Covered:
1. Sampling distributions; 2. Point Estimation; 3. Confidence interval; 4. Hypothesis Testing; 5. Linear Regression

Prerequisites:
This course emphasizes the statistical theory. The students need to have the background on calculus and probability. The prerequisite for this course is STAT 516.

Applied/Theory: 35/65

Web Address:
www.stat.purdue.edu/~wangxiao/Stat517/stat517.html

Homework:
10 homeworks. Will be accepted via email at wangxiao@purdue.edu.

Projects:
None.

Exams:
2 Midterm Exams.

Textbooks:
**Updated 10/27/2011** REQUIRED - Introduction to Mathematical Statistics (7th Edition) by Robert V. Hogg (Author), Joeseph McKean (Author), Allen T Craig (Author) - ISBN: 0321795431.

Computer Requirements:
ProEd minimum computer requirements. A calculator is needed for this course. There is no programming work for this course.

ProEd Minimum Requirements: view

Tuition & Fees: view

Other Requirements:
Minimal usage of a calculator.

Xiao Wang
Phone
765-496-7574
Email
wangxiao@purdue.edu
Office
Purdue University
Department of Statistics
536 Mathematical Science Bldg
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Fax
765-494-0558
Instructor HomePage