**Statistics at an Advanced Level (4)**

The final will be in Rooms 85 Evans + 87 Evans

Meant for senior undergraduate and graduate students. It is a basic course for the Statistics MA exam.

**Course homepage:** http://www.stat.berkeley.edu/~brill/Stat200b/index.html

**Lab homepage:** http://www.stat.berkeley.edu/~brill/Stat200b/index.html

**Class**: TT 0930-1100 in Cory 247 - STARTING JAN 27 310 HEARST MIN

**Labs**: There are two 2 hour labs.

**Listed topics**: Estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, linear models, large sample theory, categorical models, decision theory

Sixth homework and lab. Due Mar 17.

See also http://cwick.co.nz/200b for the homeworks and labs

**Prerequisites:** Statistics 200a, two years of calculus and one semester of linear algebra

**Required text:** A. C. Davison (2003) *Statistical Models *Cambridge

Its website: http://statwww.epfl.ch/davison/SM (Errata)

Cost of paperback: $50.00 at Amazon

It is expected to cover Chapters 1-5, 7, 8, and some of 9 and 10

**Recommended text for lab:**W.N. Venables and B.D. Ripley *Modern Applied Statistics with S-Plus. Fourth edition.* Springer.

**Course grade**: max{.25 homework + .25 midterm + .50 final, final}

**Instructor:** David R. Brillinger

**Office Hours:**Wednesday 1500-1730, in 417 Evans.

**Graduate Student Instructor:** Charlotte Wickham

**Office Hours:**1-2 Mon, Thu in 387 Evans

04/20/2009