ST542: Theory in Probability and Statistics                           Lecture time: 9am WTRF.   Venue BEYER 0104 .                                  Texkbook:   Statistical Inference (2nd Edition) by Casela, G and Berger, R.   (CB).  The course will cover the first five chapters of the book. The                  Assessements; Weekly Assignment 20%, 1st mid-term exam 27%,  2nd mid-term 26% and final exam 27%. TA:  Yun Li .    Email: yunli at iastate dot edu      Yun’s 542 Course website is   http://www.public.iastate.edu/~junli/homepage.html  Consultation:  M: 2:10-4pm ; Thur: 3:3:50pm. Final Exam: December 18 from 7:30-9:30 am at Snedecor Hall 3105 & 3121 2nd Mid-term test is 7-9 pm Friday Nov 6, venue Carver 305. 1st Mid-term test is 7-9pm Monday Oct 12th  Carver Hall room 305. The homework questions can be also found in Yun’s website.  HM12: 5.40, 5.41, 5.43, 5.44, 5.45, (incomplete) HM11: 5.24, 5.26, 5.27, 5.32,  5.33,  5.35,  5.42 HM10: 5.6, 5.8, 5.10, 5.14, 5.15, 5.17, 5.18  Hm9: 4.14, 4.15, 4.17, 4.18, 4.31, 4.43. 4.19, 4.20, 4.27, 4.45, 4.46. HM8: 4.10, 4.11, 4.13,  4.32, 4.41, 4.42. HM7: 3.39, 4.1, 4.2, 4.4,  4.7. HM6:  3.23, 3.24(b) (c) and (e), 3.25, 3.26, 3.28, 3.31(b),  3.38. HM5, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.13, 3.15, 3.16, 3.17, 3.20. HM4 are 2.29, 2.33, 2.34,2.35(a), 2.36,  2.38, 3.1,  3.2, 3.5. HM3: 2.11, 2.14(b), 2.15, 2.17, 2.18, 2.25, 2.28, 2.30, 2.32.  HW2: 1.54, 1.55, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.8, 2.9;   HW1: 1.1, 1.2 ,1.5,  1.11, 1.34, 1.37, 1.47, 1.49, 1.53. All from CB                                             Assignments: Due every Friday 9am, starting from the 2nd week.