**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.
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Instructor: | Scott S. Emerson, M.D., Ph.D. |
Takumi Saegusa |

Office: | HSB F673 | |

Phone: | 616-6678 (Biostatistics) | |

Email: | semerson@u.washington.edu | |

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*

**Homeworks**

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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