## 36-705 Intermediate Statistics

Instructor:Larry Wasserman

Time:MWF 1:20 - 2:10

Place:Zoom

## Course description

This course will cover the fundamentals of theoretical statistics. We will cover Chapters 1 -- 12 from the text plus some supplementary material. This course is excellent preparation for advanced work in statistics and machine learning.

Textbook:Wasserman, L. (2004). All of Statistics: A concise course in statistical inference.

Other Recommended Texts:

Casella, G. and Berger, R. L. (2002). Statistical Inference, 2nd ed.

Bickel, P. J. and Doksum, K. A. (1977). Mathematical Statistics.

Rice, J. A. (1977). Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis, Second Edition.

Van der Vaart, A. (2000). Asymptotic Statistics.

## Prerequisites

I assume that you know the material in Chapters 1-3 of of the book (basic probability) are familiar to you.If not, then you should take 36-700.The

syllabusincludes information about assignments, exams and grading.

## Assignments

Assignments are due onThursdays at 3:00 p.m.Hand in the assignment via gradescope on canvas.No late assignments will be accepted. If you need an extension due to illness, email me BEFORE the deadline.

Homework 1 due Friday Sept 4 by 3:00.

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