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STAT-F421

Topics in mathematical statistics II

academic year
2020-2021
The health crisis linked to the spread of Covid-19 constitutes grounds of force majeure constraining the University to adapt the assessment methods for some of the course units; Information on the new terms of these assessments will be provided to students through the usual information channels by December 4, 2020.

Course teacher(s)

Davy PAINDAVEINE (Coordinator)

ECTS credits

5

Language(s) of instruction

english

Course content

The content changes regularly, according to the students' profiles and interests. Topics covered in the past include:
- Statistical depth
- Le Cam-type asymptotic inference
- Rank-based inference

Objectives (and/or specific learning outcomes)

After this course, a student will be able to
- get familiar with a non-standard topic in statistics
- appreciate certain aspects of modern research in statistics

Teaching methods and learning activities

Lectures (theory)

Contribution to the teaching profile

  • Learning some advanced notions in some fields of probability and statistics

References, bibliography, and recommended reading

A selection of recent research papers, to be fixed during the course

Course notes

  • Université virtuelle

Other information

Contacts

Davy Paindaveine
<dpaindav@ulb.ac.be>

Campus

Plaine

Evaluation

Method(s) of evaluation

  • Other

The exam is an oral test. It might also consist in an oral presentation.
It is organized in June (and, if needed, in August/September).

Language(s) of evaluation

  • english
  • (if applicable french )

Programmes