Dr. Hongwei Long, office: SE 268, phone: 297-0810, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course homepage: http://www.math.fau.edu/long/STA6326S09.htm
Time and Place:
MWF 12:00-12:50 pm in DP 101.
MWF 10:00-11:00 am and 2:00-2:50pm in SE 268.
Other times by appointment or just stop by the office.
2nd Edition, by George Casella and Roger L. Berger, Duxbury,
This course will provide an introduction to mathematical statistics relating theory to practice. Topics covered include random sampling, principles of data reduction, methods of parameter estimation (least squares method and maximum likelihood method etc), hypothesis testing, asymptotic evaluations, analysis of variance and regression, and regression models.
Prerequisites: STA 4442.
Tentatively February 23-27.
Friday, April 24, 10:30-1:00 pm, location: DP 101. Closed book exam.
There will be about six homework assignments. These will involve using methods presented in class to solve problems from the textbook. Assignments should be handed in on the due date. Late assignments will not be accepted.
Grading will be based on the following weighting:
30% Midterm exam
40% Final exam
There will be no make-up midterm. If a student has an acceptable excuse for missing the midterm, the weight of the midterm will be shifted to the final. Make-up final exam will be given only under exceptional circumstance, and written, verifiable excuses must be provided.
Last modified: April 22, 2009long