Statistics 3858 January to April 2017

Introduction to the Theory of Statistics


1. Instructor R. J. Kulperger  WSC 231. e-mail: or phone 519-661-3627 (or 83627 on campus).

2. Course outline:  Stat3858bOutline

Text :  Rice, Mathematical Statistics, Third Edition.  Note this is the same textbook as used in Statistics 3657a.

3. Lecture schedule 11:30 AM to 12:20 PM, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, WSC 240.

Tutorial :  Wednesday 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, WSC 240

4.  Handout are located at Handouts

5.  homework.htm

6. Office hours :

 RJK :   Monday, Thursday, Friday 2:30-3:20.

Office hour for April 3, 2017 is cancelled due to a thesis exam for which I am an examiner.  I will instead have an office hour on Wednesday April 5 2:30-3:30 this week. 

Classes end on Thursday April 6, and I will have an office hour that day.  On Friday I will not have an office hour as I will move grad student meetings to Friday from Wednesday.

 TA Office Hour :  The TA office hours are Tuesday 10:30-11:30 AM.

There are no office hours on the days of the tests.

Tutorial :  Starts Jan 11, 2017.

I have put some suggested problems in the homework section of this website as of Jan 11, 2017.

 7.  Exam : The Registrar's Office schedule is now out, but no room is yet assigned.  The Stat 3858B exam is Monday April 10, 9 AM-12 Noon.  Room  SSC 3022

8.  Some miscellaneous comments misc.htm