Autumn 2018 STAT 32400=BUSF 41901

Course: STAT 32400=BUSF 41901
Title: Probability and Statistics
Instructor(s): Nicholas Polson
Class Schedule: Sec 50: Thurs 8:30 AM–11:30 AM in Booth Harper Center 3B
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Textbook(s): Degroot, Schervish, Probability and Statistics
Description This Ph.D.-level course (in addition to BUSF 41902/STAT 32500) provides a thorough introduction to Classical and Bayesian statistical theory. The two-quarter sequence provides the necessary probability and statistical background for many of the advanced courses in the Chicago Booth curriculum. The central topic is probability. Basic concepts in probability are covered. An introduction to martingales is given. Homework assignments are given throughout the quarter.

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