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Stat 629

SELECTED TOPICS IN STATISTICS

Instructor

    Prof. Khalaf S. Sultan

    Department of Statistics and Operations Research

    College of Science     

     P.O.Box 2455, Riyadh 11451

     King Saud University

 

Phone:  4676263 (Office)

 

E-mail:   ksultan@ksu.edu.sa,   ksultan2000@hotmail.com

 

Time        TUESDAYS: 8-11 am

 

Assignments:

 

1-  Assignment #2 is posted  


 

 

Books

During the course we use some parts from the following books:

1.     Arnold, A., Balakrishnan, N. And Nagaraja, H.N. (1992). A First Course in Order Statistics, John Wiley & Sons, New York.

2.     Casella, G. and Berger, R. L. (2002). Statistical Inference, second edition, Duxbury, New York.

 3.     Johnson, N.L., Kotz, S. and Balakrishnan, N. (1994). Continuous Univariate Distributions, Vol. 1, Second edition, John Wiley, New York.

4.     Johnson, N.L., Kotz, S. and Balakrishnan, N. (1995). Continuous Univariate Distributions, Vol. 2, Second edition, John Wiley, New York.

5.     Kendall M. Stuart A. and Ord J.K. Kendall's Advanced Theory of Statistics, Volume 1: Distribution Theory 

 

Course Objectives

 

In this course, we address two approaches:

  1.     Order Statistics: Theory of order statistics – moments – statistical inference based on order statistics.
  2.  Distribution Theory: advanced properties of some distribution – relationship between some distributions – characterizations of some distributions.

Computing Facilities

  1. In order to achieve the calculations you may need some software packages including: Minitab, SPSS, SAS and R
  2. FORTRAN language with IMSL may be used to achieve some Monte Carlo simulations.

Assignments Tests:

1-     Assignments:                                      (15 Marks)

2-     Presentation                                        (5 marks)

3-     Midterm Exam:   To be arranged        (20 Marks)

4-     Final Exam:         To be arranged        (60 Marks)

 

 
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