Lecturer |
Zhiqiang Tan Office: 459 Hill Center Email: ztan at stat.rutgers.edu Lectures: TTH 10:20-11:40AM, HIL 522 Office hours: Tu 2:00-3:00PM. | ||||||
Prerequisite |
Stat 592, 593 or equivalent. | ||||||
Textbook |
A.W. van der Vaart (1998), Asymptotic Statistics, Cambridge University Press. A.A. Tsiatis (2006), Semiparametric Theory and Missing Data, Springer. E.L. Lehmann and G. Casella (1998), Theory of Point Estimation, Springer. | ||||||
Exams and Homework |
There will be a midterm exam and a final exam. Homework will be assigned and collected. | ||||||
Grading |
The final grade will be based on the following components with the weights:
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Makeup policy |
Make-up exams will only be given if written documentation of a major outside circumstance is provided by a dean or a doctor. Students who miss exams without presenting proper documentation in a timely manner will receive a grade of zero. | ||||||
Homework Assignments |
HW 1, HW 2, HW 3, HW 4. HW 1 references: Anderson & Gill (1982, Appendix II), Niemiro (1992), Hjort & Pollard (1993). HW 2 references: Ferguson (1996, Chap 22), Silvey (1959), Robins, van der Vaart & Ventura (2010). HW 3 references: Leek & Potscher (2008), Potscher & Leeb (2009). HW 4 references: Hahn (1998), Lindsay (1983), van der Vaart (1996). | ||||||
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