# STAT 431: Overview of Mathematical Statistics

## Announcements

**8/26/14: WELCOME to STAT 431!** We will be using Owl-Space for this website, please see link above. We will use this site for emergencies and to make other learning resources available.

## Homework Assignments

__Homework 0 - Is the Math Stat course obsolete? Due 8/28/14.__ Optional - Good for 1 point final course credit

Please review the roundtable discussion from the American Statistical Association's 2003 Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM) on teaching mathematical statistics http://www.amstat.org/sections/educ/MathStatObsolete.pdf).
Summarize the three most important points that spoke to you and what you recommend doing about them. In a separate paragraph, outline your expectations for this course and when you need to get out of it. Your paper should be no more than 1 page, and written in a professional manner, with complete sentences, references, etc.

In order to receive credit for this assignment, you must submit it in writing before the COB as of the due date, and a copy posted online in Owl-Space. Failure to do both submissions re result in loss of credit.

## Lecture Notes

Price-Volume Distribution

Relationships of various distributions.

Useful Texts

Scratch Pad

Dr. Dobelman's Downloads