Stat 460/560 : Statistical Theory I

Ronald Fisher (1890 - 1962), the "Father of Statistics"



A detailed theoretical development: statistical models, exponential families, sufficiency, completeness, and detailed properties of point estimation. Additional topics selected from Bayesian inference, estimating equations, numerical methods, and penalized models. Intended for honours and graduate students.


MATH 320, STAT 305 is recommended. If you are unsure, contact me by email with your (unofficial) graduate and undergraduate transcripts attached.


[ACD] Statistical Models (2003) A.C. Davison. Cambridge Series in Statistical and Probabilistic Mathematics.

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