# STAT 850: Mathematical Statistics and Inference

- Description
- An overview of mathematical methods used in theoretical statistics with particular emphasis on inference. Will cover general probability distributions, generating functions, limit theorems, likelihood concepts, exponential families, decision theory, Bayesian and frequentist paradigms for estimation and testing, asymptotic theory.
- Credit units
- 3
- Term description
- 1(3L-1S)
- College
- Graduate and Postdoc Studies
- Department
- Mathematics and Statistics
- Prerequisite(s):
- Undergraduate courses in mathematical statistics and inference, such as STAT 342 and STAT 442.