STAT 432/512 & BSTA 621 - Spring 2011
Mathematical Statistics

Lecturer: Dr W J Ewens
wewens@sas.upenn.edu
215 898 7109
Office: 324 Leidy Labs (corner 38th. St and Hamilton Walk)


Office hours: "I am available at all times to discuss any aspects of this course. Contact
information – email is best – is given above. Never hesitate to contact me or come to see
me at any time."   - Professor Ewens

Midterm:  During the normal class hours in the week
after the mid-semester break
Final: 12:00 – 2:00 Friday May 6, 2011



Homeworks


Assigned Due  
Homework 1 Thursday - January 20, 2011
Homework 2 Thursday - January 27, 2011
Homework 3 Thursday - February 3, 2011
Homework 4 Thursday - February 10, 2011
Homework 5 Thursday - February 17, 2011
Homework 6 Thursday - February 24, 2011
Homework 7 Thursday - March 3, 2011
Homework 8 Thursday - March 17, 2011
Homework 9 Thursday - March 31, 2011
Homework 10 Thursday - April 7, 2011
Homework 11 Thursday - April 14, 2011
Homework 12 Thursday - April 21, 2011

Handouts

What you should know  
Gamma function
What is statistics
Order statistics
Sample Midterm 2010
What you should know for the midterm
The Smith/Jones method
Midterm solutions


Other Materials
Link to Wharton account information

Course syllabus


Important Dates
Thursday, January 13, 2011 First day of class
During the normal class hours in the week
after the mid-semester break
Midterm Exam 
12:00 – 2:00 Friday May 6, 2011 - JMHH 245 Final Exam


TA Contact Information
Mike Baiocchi
434 Huntsman Hall - 4th Floor
mbaiocch@wharton.upenn.edu