## STAT 242/542b, Theory of Statistics

### Spring 2009

Instructor: Harrison H. Zhou.
E-mail: huibin.zhou@yale.edu
Office hours: TBA. Tentatively Tuesday 9:00-10:00am & 1:00-2:00pm (RM 204, 24 Hillhouse)

Class Time: MWF 9:25AM-10:15AM.

T.A.: Wei Dou.
E-mail: wei.dou@yale.edu
TA session: TBA. Tentatively Tuesday 6:30-7:30. (Homework discussion. We meet in 24 Hillhouse Avenue, Room 107. Optional, but strongly recommended.)

Textbook: “All of Statistics” by Larry Wasserman
We will cover almost all material from chapters 6, 9, 10 and 13, and some from chapters 8 and 11.
Recommended reference: “Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis” by John Rice.

Weekly Homework: 25%
Midterm: 25%
Final: 40%
Participation: 10%

DRAFT OF COURSE SYLLABUS: SYLLABUS will be often updated.

Weekly Homework (due every Wednesday):

Homework 1: Ch2: 9; Ch3: 19; Ch4: 1; Ch5: 1, and 6. HW1 and Note .

Homework 2: Ch5: 8; Ch6: 1 and 2 and 3; Ch7: 4. HW2

Homework 3:Homework 3 .

Homework 4: Homework 4 and Note

Homework 5: Homework 5

Homework 6: Chap 11: 2, and 3, and 6.

Homework 7 : Due March 6.

Homework 8 : and problem 6 in Chapter10 from Homework 7. Due April 3.  Sol8

Homework 9 , Data set , or check the website of Larry Wasserman for more details : Data set . Due April 10, Friday.

Homework 10 , barium , asbestos , trees . Due April 17, Friday.

Last Homework , vapor . Due April 27, Monday.

Review Problems
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R-Code
April 5

April 15

April 24

Final Exam
MATH 242, STAT 242, Theory of Statistics Assigned to exam group: 32 Saturday, May 09, 2009 beginning at 02:00pm Room Assignment(s): GR109, ROSENFELD. If you need to decipher the building code, please go to http://students.yale.edu/oci/buildings.jsp .