Statistical Inference II

Rice STAT 533 / GS01 1283 - Spring 2020

Rice STAT 533 / GS01 1283 - Spring 2020

Foundations of Statistical Inference II was taught Spring 2020 at Rice/GSBS by James Long. This website is no longer maintained but is available for reference purposes.

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Course Information and Syllabus

Description: This is a PhD level course in mathematical statistics, covering hypothesis testing, construction of confidence sets, and multiple testing.

Course Schedule

Unless otherwise specified, all reading is from “Mathematical Statistics” Second Edition by Shao.


There will be approximately 9 homeworks over the course of the semester. Unless otherwise noted, problems are from Shao or Efron.