# STAT 305

**STAT 305 Introduction to Statistical Inference**

Term 2, 2008-2009

**Important News:**

- Please check the page "Lab Materials" for updated tutorial notes.

**Extra Office Hours:**- Timothy Ng:
__April 14-17 10am-12pm or by appointment at Rm 364__ - Chi Wai Yu:
Rm 312**April 13-15 (1-3pm)** - Timothy Ng:
Rm 312**April 16 (1-3pm)** - Xiaoyin Zhong and Chi Wai Yu:
Rm 301**April 17 (1-3pm)**

What's New?

What's New?

**12th, Apr, 2009:**

**Solution Guide for Past Paper I.**(Past Paper II is the same as I but some small changes in the numerical values.)

**7th, Apr, 2009:**

**Notes on Hypothesis Testing III.**

**6th, Apr, 2009:**

**Past Paper I**and Past Paper II of last semester by Prof. Matias Salibian-Barrera.

**6th, Apr, 2009:**Exercise for Confidence Interval and Hypothesis Testing with Solution Guide.

**Chapter 9**

**6th, Apr, 2009:**

**Solution Guide for Quiz III.**

**1st, Apr, 2009:**

**Notes on Hypothesis Testing II.**

**30th, Mar, 2009:**

**A Revision Notes on Estimation + Confidence Interval.**

**30th, Mar, 2009:**

**Notes on Hypothesis Testing.**

**23rd, Mar, 2009:**

**R programming example of Hypothesis Testing: Does aspirin reduce the risk of heart attack?**

**18th, Mar, 2009:**

**Confidence Interval: An R program for exponentially distributed data.**

**16th, Mar, 2009:**The due date of the third Lab Assignment is 6th Apr (Mon). Click here to download the questions

**12th, Mar, 2009:**

**Notes on Distributions.**

**11th, Mar, 2009:**

**Notes on Parameter estimation II.**

**9th, Mar, 2009:**Exercise for Parameter Estimation with Solution Guide.

**Chapter 8**

**9th, Mar, 2009:**

**Solution guide for Quiz II.**

**24th, Feb, 2009:**

**Notes on Parameter estimation.**and R program for i.i.d. Normal.

**23rd, Feb, 2009:**

**Parameter estimation: Maximum Likelihood Estimation.**

**13th, Feb, 2009:**The second Lab Assignment is available. Click here to download the questions

**12th, Feb, 2009:**

**Solutions to Questions in Transformation and Moments Handouts.**

**12th, Feb, 2009:**

**Solutions to Questions in Random Variables Handouts.**

**11th, Feb, 2009:**

**Parameter estimation: An R program illustrating Consistency and Asymptotic Distribution.**

**9th, Feb, 2009:**

**Parameter estimation: An R program illustrating Unbiasness and Efficiency.**

**9th, Feb, 2009:**Exercise for Moments with Solution Guide.

**Chapter 4**

**6th, Feb, 2009:**The due date for the first Lab Assignment is postponed. You may submit your assignment on or before 13th, Feb (Fri).

**5th, Feb, 2009:**

**Notes on Transformation and Moments II.**

**5th, Feb, 2009:**

**Solution guide for Quiz I.**

**3rd, Feb, 2009:**My new office hours are Mon 11-12, Wed 2-3, or by appointment.

**3rd, Feb, 2009:**

**Notes on Transformation and Moments.**

**3rd, Feb, 2009:**Exercise for Random Variables with Solution Guide.

**Chapter 2**Chapter 3

**28nd, Jan, 2009:**

**Notes on Random Variables IV.**

**The due date of the first Lab Assignment is 9th Feb (Mon). Click here to download the questions**

22nd, Jan, 2009:

22nd, Jan, 2009:

**22nd, Jan, 2009:**

**Notes on Random Variables III.**

**21st, Jan, 2009:**

**Solutions to Questions in Basic Probability Handouts.**

**21st, Jan, 2009:**

**Notes on Random Variables II.**

**19th, Jan, 2009:**

**Notes on Random Variables.**

**19th, Jan, 2009:**There are Labs on 21st, Jan (Wed) and 22nd, Jan (Thu).

**19th, Jan, 2009:**

**Exercise for Basic Probability with Solution Guide.**

**16th, Jan, 2009:**

**Notes on Basic Probability IV is available here.**

**13th, Jan, 2009:**There are NO Labs on 14th, Jan (Wed) and 15th, Jan (Thu).

**13th, Jan, 2009:**

**Notes on Basic Probability III is available here.**

**11th, Jan, 2009: Notes on Basic Probability II is available here.**

**9th, Jan, 2009: Notes on Basic Probability is available here.**

7th, Jan, 2009:Notes on Probability Theory is available here.

7th, Jan, 2009:

**There are Labs on 7th, Jan (Wed) and 8th, Jan (Thu).**

6th, Jan, 2009:

6th, Jan, 2009: