# STA 3000 - Advanced Theory of Statistics (Sept 2008 - Apr 2009)

This is the core course on statistical theory for PhD students in
statistics, along other grad students who have the appropriate
background. Students should have previous exposure to mathematical
statistics, such as STA 2112 and STA 2212, along with a background in
probability, such as STA 2111 and STA 2211 (which may be taken
concurrently with STA 3000).

## NOTE: Assignment 4 is now due Monday, January 19. Just slide it under
my door sometime that day. Also, for Question 2, you may assume that w is
greater than 2.

**Instructor for first half:**
Radford Neal, **Phone:** (416) 978-4970, **Office:** SS6016A,
**Email:**
radford@stat.utoronto.ca

**Instructor for second half:** Philip McDunnough

**Lectures for first half:**

Thursdays 10:10am to 1:00pm, from September 11 to December 4.

**Office hours for first half:** Wednesdays 2:30 to 3:30, in SS6016A.

**Assignments:**

Assignment #1: Postscript, PDF.

Assignment #2: Postscript, PDF.

Assignment #3: Postscript, PDF.

Assignment #4: Postscript, PDF.

**Study Questions:**

Set #1: Postscript, PDF.

Set #2: Postscript, PDF.

Set #3: Postscript, PDF.

Set #4: Postscript, PDF.