This exam is a three-hour exam on statistical theory. It is assumed that all candidates will have a background corresponding to Statistics 512 and 513. The exam will typically consist of 6 questions on the following topics:
- Basic Probability theory
- Multivariable Models
- Sampling results and Asymptotic Theory
- Testing and Confidence Intervals
- Bayesian Methods
Students may only take the exam a total of two times.
This exam is given once a year, currently in mid-June.