Math 1620: Mathematical Statistics


Professor Richard Kenyon
Tel. 863-6406
rkenyon -at- math dot brown dot edu
office: 305 Kassar
Office hours: Mondays 12:30-1:30pm

Text:
Larsen and Marx, An introduction to mathematical statistics and its applications, 5th ed.

Course outline: Chapters 5-12, roughly.
There will be weekly homeworks, one midterm and one final.
The course grade will be 35% of homework grade, 20% of the midterm grade and 45% of the final grade.
The lowest homework grade will be dropped.

Final: May 12 2:00pm-5:00pm, BH 159

Homeworks

Homework 1, due Tues Feb 2: Bring in some data

Homework 2, due Tues Feb 9:
5.2.2,5.2.4, 5.2.6,5.2.8, 5.2.16,5.2.18,5.2.20, 5.2.24

Homework 3, due Tues Feb 16:
5.3.1,5.3.2,5.3.4,5.3.6,5.3.9,5.3.12,5.3.14,5.3.16, 5.3.26

Homework 4, due Thursday Feb 25:
5.4.2, 5.4.3, 5.4.6, 5.4.11, 5.4.12, 5.4.18, 5.4.22, 5.5.1, 5.5.4

Homework 5, due Tuesday Mar 1:
5.6.1,5.6.2,5.7.2,5.7.5, 5.8.1,5.8.4

Homework 6, due Tuesday Mar 8:

Homework 7, due Tuesday Mar 15:
7.3.3, 7.3.8, 7.4.4, 7.4.8, 7.4.21

Homework 8, due Tuesday Apr 5:
8.2.1, 8.2.2, 9.2.1, 9.2.3, 9.2.6, 9.3.4, 9.4.7, 9.5.7, 10.3.4, 10.3.7, 10.4.2, 10.5.1, 10.5.8

Homework 9, due Tuesday Apr 12:
11.2.3, 11.2.4, 11.2.6, 11.2.7, 11.2.14, 11.2.20, 11.2.25, 11.2.28

Homework 10, due Tuesday Apr 19:
11.3.2, 11.3.16, 11.4.2, 11.4.12, 11.5.3, 11.5.5, 11.5.8

Homework 11, due Tuesday Apr 26:
12.2.1, 12.2.2, 12.2.4, 12.3.1, 12.3.3, 13.2.1, 13.2.2

Homework 12, not to be turned in. Answers next week.
14.2.1, 14.2.3, 14.3.1, 14.3.4