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# MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS

I. Probability
1. Sample Space
2. Events
3. Counting Sample Points
4. Probability of an Event
6. Conditional Probability, Independence, and the
Product Rule
7. Bayes Rule
II. Random Variables and Probability Distribution
1. Concept of a Random Variable
2. Discrete Probability Distributions
3. Continuous Probability Distributions
4. Joint Probability Distributions
III. Mathematical Expectation
1. Mean of a Random Variable
2. Variance and Covariance of Random Variables
3. Means and Linear Combinations of Random
Variables
4. Chebyshevs Theorem
IV. Discrete Probability Distributions
1. Binomial and Multinomial Distributions
2. Hypergeometric Distribution
3. Negative and Geometric Distributions
4. Poisson Distribution and the Poisson Process
V. Continuous Probability Distributions
1. Continuous Uniform Distribution
2. Normal Distribution
3. Areas Under the Normal Curve
4. Applications of the Normal Distribution
5. Gamma and Exponential Distributions
6. Chi-Squared Distribution
7. Beta-Distribution
8. Lognormal Distribution
VI. Sampling Distributions and Data Distributions
1. Random Sampling
2. Sampling Distributions
3. Sampling Distribution of Means and the Central
Limit Theorem
4. Sampling Distribution of S2
5. t-Distribution
6. F-Distribution
VII. One- and Two-Sample Estimation Problems
1. Introduction
2. Statistical Inference
3. Classical Methods of Estimation
4. Single Sample: Estimating the Mean
5. Standard Error of a Point Estimate
6. Prediction Intervals
7. Two Samples: Estimating the Difference between
Two Means
8. Paired Observations
9. Single Sample: Estimating a Proportion
10. Estimating the Difference between Two Proportions

## 11. Single Sample: Estimating the Variance

12. Two Samples: Estimating the Ratio of Two
Variances
VIII. One- and Two-Sample Tests of Hypothesis
1. Statistical Hypothesis: General Concepts
2. Testing a Statistical Hypothesis
3. The Use of P-Values
4. Single Sample: Tests Concerning a Single Mean
5. Two Samples: Tests on Two Means
6. Choice of Sample Size for Testing Means
7. One Sample: Test on a Single Proportion
8. Two Samples: Tests on Two Proportions
9. One- and Two-Sample Tests Concerning Variance
10. Goodness-of-Fit Test
IX. Simple Linear Regression and Correlation
1. Introduction to Linear Regression
2. The Simple Linear Regression Model
3. Least Squares and the Fitted Model
4. Properties of the Least Squares Estimators
5. Inference Concerning the Regression Coefficients
6. Prediction
7. Analysis-of-Variance Approach
8. Tests of Linearity of Regression
9. Correlation
X. Multiple Linear Regression
1. Introduction
2. Estimating the Coefficients
3. Linear Regression Model Using Matrices
4. Properties of the Least Squares Estimators
5. Inferences in Multiple Linear Regression
XI. One-Factor Experiments: General
1. Analysis-of-Variance Technique
2. One-Way ANOVA: Completely Randomized Design
3. Tests for the Equality of Several Variances
4. Single-Degree-of-Freedom Comparisons
5. Multiple Comparisons
6. Comparing a Set of Treatments in Blocks
7. Randomized Complete Block Designs
XII. Factorial Experiments (Two or More Factors)
1. Introduction
2. Interaction in the Two-Factor Experiment
3. Two-Factor Analysis of Variance
4. Three-Factor Experiments
5. 2k Factorial Experiments
XIII. Nonparametric Statistics
1. Nonparametric Tests
2. Signed-Rank Test
3. Wicoxon Rank-Sum Test
4. Kruskal-Wallis Test
5. Runs Test
6. Rank Correlation Coefficient
Reference: Probability and Statistics for Engineers (9th Ed.)
by Walpole, Myers, Myers, etc.