Five College Consortium

Theoretical Statistics

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Statistics
Course Number: 
370
Institution: 
Amherst College

(Offered as STAT 370 and MATH 370) This course examines the theory underlying common statistical procedures including visualization, exploratory analysis, estimation, hypothesis testing, modeling, and Bayesian inference.  Topics include maximum likelihood estimators, sufficient statistics, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and test selection, non-parametric procedures, and linear models.


Requisite: STAT 111 or STAT 135 and STAT 360, or consent of the instructor.  Limited to 25 students.  Spring semester. Professor Horton.

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
STAT-370-01,MATH-370-01
Schedule #: 
STAT-370-01-1718S

Course Sections

Theoretical Statistics
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Nicholas Horton nhorton@amherst.edu TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; F 11:00AM-11:50AM SMUD 205; BEBU 107