SDS 378 SDS 378. Introduction to Mathematical Statistics. 3 Hours.
Same as Mathematics 378K. Sampling distributions of statistics, estimation of parameters (confidence intervals, method of moments, maximum likelihood, comparison of estimators using mean square error and efficiency, sufficient statistics), hypothesis tests (p-values, power, likelihood ratio tests), and other topics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Mathematics 378K and Statistics and Data Sciences 378 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Mathematics 362K with a grade of at least C-.