STA260H5 • Probability and Statistics II

A sequel to STA256H5 introducing current statistical theory and methodology. Topics include: Sampling distributions, point estimation, confidence intervals, testing (Neyman-Pearson Theorem, uniformly most powerful test, likelihood ratio tests), unbiasedness, consistency, sufficiency, complete statistics, and exponential family; Fisher Information and the Cramer-Rao inequality; simple linear models.

Statistics, Applied