STA 701 Advanced Statistical Inference

Basic concepts of decision theory sufficiency and completeness; completeness of multiparametric exponential family; unbiasedness and invariance of decision rules; Bayes minimax and invariant estimators; testing of hypotheses and optimality properties.

Fall Semester 2013




Ruriko Yoshida, Associate Professor of Statistics

  • Office: 325D Multidisplinary Science Building (MDS) Building
  • Phone: (859) 257-5698
  • E-mail:
  • Office Hours: TR 4:30 pm - 5:20 pm

Time and Place for STA701, Fall Semester 2013

  • TR 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm, 335-MDS Building

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Syllabus For STA 701

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  • Midterm (postponed) Tues October 22nd 2013
  • Take Home Final Due12:30pm Dec 10th Tues 2013.
  • Practice Exam 1PM Thurs December 19th 2013

Take Home Final

Take home final Due on Dec 10th Tues