STATS 270: Bayesian Statistics I (STATS 370)
This is the first of a two course sequence on modern Bayesian statistics. Topics covered include: real world examples of large scale Bayesian analysis; basic tools (models, conjugate priors and their mixtures); Bayesian estimates, tests and credible intervals; foundations (axioms, exchangeability, likelihood principle); Bayesian computations (Gibbs sampler, data augmentation, etc.); prior specification. Prerequisites: statistics and probability at the level of
Stats300A,
Stats305, and
Stats310.
Terms: Win

Units: 3

Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors:
Wong, W. (PI)
STATS 300A: Theory of Statistics I
Finite sample optimality of statistical procedures; Decision theory: loss, risk, admissibility; Principles of data reduction: sufficiency, ancillarity, completeness; Statistical models: exponential families, group families, nonparametric families; Point estimation: optimal unbiased and equivariant estimation, Bayes estimation, minimax estimation; Hypothesis testing and confidence intervals: uniformly most powerful tests, uniformly most accurate confidence intervals, optimal unbiased and invariant tests. Prerequisites: Real analysis, introductory probability (at the level of
STATS 116), and introductory statistics.
Terms: Aut

Units: 23

Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors:
Johnstone, I. (PI)
STATS 370: Bayesian Statistics I (STATS 270)
This is the first of a two course sequence on modern Bayesian statistics. Topics covered include: real world examples of large scale Bayesian analysis; basic tools (models, conjugate priors and their mixtures); Bayesian estimates, tests and credible intervals; foundations (axioms, exchangeability, likelihood principle); Bayesian computations (Gibbs sampler, data augmentation, etc.); prior specification. Prerequisites: statistics and probability at the level of
Stats300A,
Stats305, and
Stats310.
Terms: Win

Units: 3

Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors:
Wong, W. (PI)
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