# ST 521-002 & ST 521L 202 - Statistical Inference I

Lectures: MWF 11:20-12:10pm, W 12:25-1:15am, SAS Hall 2229. Syllabus
Office Hours: F 2-3pm (or by appointment). SAS Hall Patterson 5220.
TA Office Hours: SAS Hall 1101
• Monday 1-3pm, by Huijie Lee
• Tuesday 3-5pm, by Chen-Yen Lin
• Wednesday 3-5pm, by Justin Post
• Thursday 2-4pm, by Dhruv Sharma
• Friday 1-3pm, by Matthew Avery

Textbooks Statistical Inference, by George Casella and Roger L. Berger, 2nd Edition, 2001 Duxbury, ISBN 0-534-24312-6

Homework Sets
• Problem set 1 (due August 31): 1.1, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.13, 1.24, 1.27, 1.34
• Problem set 2 (due Sep. 9 Wed): 1.36, 1.38, 1.44, 1.47, 1.51, 1.52, 1.53, 1.54
• Problem set 3 (due Sep. 16Wed): 1.55, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.7, 2.9
• Problem set 4 (due Sep. 21): 2.11, 2.12, 2.13, 2.22, 2.23, 2.24, 2.25, 2.28
• Problem set 5 (due Sep. 28): 2.30, 2.33, 2.38, 3.3, 3.4, 3.6, 3.12, 3.13
• Problem set 6 (due Oct. 5): 3.15, 3.17, 3.18, 3.20, 3.22, 3.23, 3.24(for (e), do not compute mean and variance)
• Problem set 7 (due Oct. 19): 3.28, 3.30. 3.33(i), 3.37, 3.38, 3.39, 3.44, 3.45
• Problem set 8 (due Oct. 26): 4.1, 4.4, 4.5, 4.7, 4.9, 4.10, 4.11, 4.14
• Problem set 9 (due Nov. 2): 4.15, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22
• Problem set 10 (due Nov. 9): 4.23(a), 4.26, 4.27, 4.28(a)(b), 4.30. 4.31, 4.34(b), 4.43
• Problem set 11 (due Nov. 16): 4.39, 4.40, 4.42, 4.45, 4.46, 4.53, 4.54, 4.63
• Problem set 12 (due Nov. 23): 5.2, 5.3, 5.6, 5.10, 5.13, 5.16, 5.17, 5.32
• Problem set 13 (due Dec. 4): 5.29, 5,30, 5.36, 5.43, 5.44, 5.64, Additional Two Problems

Lecture Notes
• Online notes for Calculus and Analysis (review)
• Lecture Notes for Chapter 1 (posted on 08/16)
• Lecture Notes for Chapter 2 (posted on 09/01)
• Lecture Notes for Chapter 3 (posted on 09/21; revised on 10/01 for pages 69-70)
• Lecture Notes for Chapter 4 (posted on 10/14; revised page 95-98 on 10/26)
• Lecture Notes for Chapter 5 (posted on 11/14)

Review Sessions (by TA Dhruv)
• Time: Thursday 5-7pm
• Location: SAS Hall 1216
• Note: In each session, a few problems from past homework, future homework, textbook examples, old exams will be discussed.
• Session 1: on 09/03, Review Note 1
• Session 2: on 09/10, Review Note 2
• Session 3: on 09/17, Review Note 3
• Session 4: on 09/24, Review Note 4
• Session 5: on 10/01, Review 5: review the practice exam
• Session 6: on 10/15, Review Note 6
• Session 7: on 10/22, Review Note 7
• Session 8: on 10/29, Review Note 8
• Session 9: on 11/05, Review Note 9
• Session 10: on 11/12, Review Note 10
• Session 11: on 11/19, the TA will privide the hint for Homework 12
• Session 12: on 12/3, the TA will privide the hint for Homework 13

Homework Solutions

Exams
• Midterm Exam: 10/07/2009, Wed 11:20am-1:15pm. You are allowed to bring two double-sided formula sheets.
• Practice Problems for Midterm Exam (posted on 09/24)
• Final Exam: 12/09/2009, Wed 8am-11am
• Practice Problems for Final Exam (posted on 11/30)