STAT 582 - University of Washington: Winter, 2012

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Scott S. Emerson, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics
University of Washington

Advanced Theory of Statistical Inference
Limit theorems, asymptotic methods, asymptotic efficiency and efficiency bounds for estimation, maximum likelihood estimation, Bayes methods, asymptotics via derivatives of functionals, sample-based estimates of variability: (bootstrap and jackknife); robustness; estimation for dependent data, nonparametric estimation and testing. Prerequisite: STAT 581. .

Instructor:Scott S. Emerson, M.D., Ph.D.


Takumi Saegusa

Office:HSB F673
Phone:616-6678 (Biostatistics)
Office Hours:W 12:00 - 2:00 (or by appointment)

Time and Place
Lectures : MWF 10:30 - 11:20 THO 334

Syllabus and General Information
STAT 582 Syllabus (pdf)

Handouts and Lecture Materials
Jon Wellner's notes Chapter 0 (pdf)
Measures, integration Jon Wellner's notes Chapter 2 (pdf) Large sample theory
Jon Wellner's notes Chapter 4 (pdf) Efficient likelihood estimation

Q and A
As they become available

Supplemental Materials
As they become available


01/06/2012  Homework 01   Due: Friday, January 13, 2012

01/06/2012  Homework 02   Due: Wednesday, January 25, 2012

01/06/2012  Homework 03   Due: Friday, February 3, 2012

02/03/2012  Homework 04   Due: Friday, February 10, 2012

02/03/2012  Midterm   Due: Friday, February 17, 2012
   Midterm Key

02/22/2012  Homework 05   Due: Wednesday, February 29, 2012

03/05/2012  Homework 06   Due: Friday, March 9, 2012
   Partial Key  

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