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Statistical Inference - STAT306

This unit provides an introduction to likelihood-based statistical inference. After a brief discussion of the multivariable calculus concepts needed, students will study (multivariate) change of variable, the likelihood function and maximum likelihood estimation, using examples of distributions from STAT272 and STAT273. The theory of estimation and hypothesis testing will be discussed, including most powerful tests, large sample theory, the sufficiency principle, the likelihood ratio principle, and sequential probability ratio tests.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Professor Barry Quinn, Dr Thomas Fung

6cp at 200 level including (STAT272 or STAT273Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): STAT371
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Assessed As: Graded
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Department of Statistics

Faculty of Science and Engineering

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