August 
Topic,
section 
HW assigned 
HW due/solns  
27 
5.1 MLE introduction  
29 
5.2 ML estimators 

31 
5.2 more MLE, MOM estimators  HW#1 

September 


5 
5.2, more MOM  
7 
5.3 confidence interval for mean  HW1 

10 
5.3 CI for proportion, polls, sample size formulas  
12 
5.4 unbiased estimators  HW#2 

14 
5.4 finished 

17 
5.5 CRL/MVUE's  
19 
5.5 continued  
21 
5.6 sufficiency  HW2 

24 
5.7 consistency, Chebyshev's inequality  HW#3 

26 
5.7 finished, 6.2 intro to hypothesis tests  
28 
6.2 tests for normal means  
October 

1 
class canceled 
HW3 

3 
Midterm 1 solutions  
5 
6.2/6.3 P values, proportions begun 

10 
6.3 proportions finished 

12 
6.4 start of Type I, II errors  
15 
6.4, 7.3 power, chi square, gamma
distributions 
HW#4 

17 

19 

22 
HW#4 

24 

26 

29 

31 

November 

2 

5 

7 

9 

12 
Midterm 2  
14 

16 

19 

26 

28 

30 

December 

3 

5 

7 

10 

20 
Final Exam 9:00 am 