Department of Mathematics

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Math 310 - Introduction to Mathematical Statistics

 
Student Body: 

Majors in math and statistics.

Background and Goals: 

The sequence Math 309-310 introduces the student to the basic concepts and methods of mathematical statistics. Although this course is crosslisted with mathematics, it is the faculty at the Statistics department that usually teaches it. Please consult with the Statistics department for more information about this course.

Alternatives: 

n/a

Subsequent Courses: 

N/A

Course Content: 
  • Unbiased estimation
  • Maximum likelihood estimation
  • Confidence intervals
  • Tests of hypotheses
  • Neyman-Pearson fundamental lemma
  • Likelihood ratio test
  • Applications to general linear model and analysis of variance
  • Categorical data analysis
  • Nonparametric methods
credits: 
3. (N-A)
semester: 
Spring
prereqs: 
Math/Stat 309 or Stat 311 or Math/Stat 431 AND an introductory statistics course (Stat 224 or Stat 301 or Stat 302 or Stat 324 or Stat 371 or Econ 310)

UW-Madison Department of Mathematics
Van Vleck Hall
480 Lincoln Drive
Madison, Wi  53706

(608) 263-3054

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