- Examines point and confidence interval estimation. Principles of maximum likelihood, sufficiency, and completeness: tests of simple and composite hypotheses, linear models, and multiple regression analysis if time permits. Analyzes various distribution-free methods. Department enforced prerequisite: MATH 4510 or MATH 5510 or APPM 3570. Same as MATH 4520 and STAT 4520 and STAT 5520.