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MA686A: Special Topics: Introduction to Theory of Statistics (Fall 2017)

Calendar Description

A detailed examination of a special topic not covered by the Department’s regular course offerings. The topic and evaluation scheme must be approved by the Department.


Permission of the Department of Mathematics.


Professor Zilin Wang (PhD)
Office: LH3047 (Lazaridis Hall)
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., or by appointment.
Email: zwang@wlu.ca
Telephone: x2870


Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. in BA209 (Bricker Academic Building)


Materials related to this course and the full course outline will be posted on the MA686A MyLearningSpace website. You are responsible for checking here on a regular basis for important announcements.


A final mark out of 100 will be calculated as follows:

  • Assignments: 15%
  • Midterm Test (Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. in N1002): 35%
  • Final Exam (2.5 hours, exact date, time and location to be announced): 50%

The final mark will be reported as a letter grade in accordance with the conversion table of the current undergraduate calendar.

This document is a summary of the course outline for MA686A and is provided for the convenience of students.