STAT513: Statistical Inference (2021)

This is a 10-week course focused on introducing basic concepts in statistical inference. We start from a touch of dimension-reduction/efficient-estimation through sufficient, ancillary, and complete statistics, then take a tour of the information inequality and MLE, and end the course with an introduction to elementary decision theory.

Check the Syllabus for detailed course plan.


Instructor: Fang Han (fanghan@uw.edu)

Teaching assistants: Gang Cheng (gangc@uw.edu) and Zhen Miao (zhenm@uw.edu)

Lectures: MWF 10:30-11:20, in Zoom

Quiz session: W 12:30-1:20, in Zoom

Office hours: refer to the syllabus

Midterm exam: Feb. 10, take-home

Final exam: Mar. 12, in-class


Lecture notes:

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

Chapter 14

Chapter 16

Chapter 17

Chapter 18 (optional)

Homework assigments:

HW1

HW2

HW3

HW4

HW5

HW6

HW7