**STATISTICS 610:**

** INSTRUCTOR:** MOULINATH BANERJEE

**INSTRUCTOR OFFICE HOURS:** Mon, 2:00 to
4:00 p.m.and by appointment, 451, West Hall. Class meets Mon & Wed from
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m, 430 Dennison.

** GSI AND GRADER INFO:** Toshiya Hoshikawa(toshiyah@umich.edu).
Office hours : To be decided.

Syllabus and Course Information

SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES: (courtesy Jon A. Wellner)Important distributions in Statistics.

Efficient Likelihood Estimation and Related Tests.

Bayes Methods and Decision Theory.

Statistical Functionals and the Delta Method.

The Bootstrap and the Jackknife.

Sufficiency and Unbiased estimation.

MORE SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES:(could be useful if you haven't taken a graduate level course in Stat Inference before)A Note on the Exponential Distribution

On Variance Stabilizing Transformations

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