This page collects material on statistical estimation from several parts and projects. Where the course started with the binomial distribution explained in few videos and detailled exercises, this page starts with estimation of the mean, covering the theoretical detail.
Point Estimation  Videos  Time  Slides  Reading  

Key concepts (Point) Estimator, Normal Distribution 
Point Estimation (Introduction to Estimation and Statistical Inference)  MPEG4 / OGG  4:43  
The Sample Mean (Point Estimation by Example)  MPEG4 / OGG  7:36  
The Standard Error (The Random Nature of Estimators)  MPEG4 / OGG  5:10  clean annotated 
Frisvold and Moe page 147  
The Central Limit Theorem (Probability Distributions of Estimators)  MPEG4 / OGG  8:01  clean annotated 
Frisvold and Moe pp. 120+, 132.  
The Distribution of the Sample Mean (Sample Size and Standard Error)  MPEG4 / OGG  4:14  
Estimating the Standard Error  To appear  clean annotated 

Interval Estimation  Videos  Time  Slides  Reading  
Key concepts Confidence Interval, Normal Distribution 
Interval Estimation (What is the Confidence Interval?)  MPEG4 / OGG  6:17  Frisvold and Moe pp. 147148, 163165.  
Error Margin (Estimating the Mean with Known Variance)  MPEG4 / OGG  11:17  clean annotated 
Frisvold and Moe pp. 149150.  
Confidence Interval for the Mean (From Error Margin to Confidence Interval)  MPEG4 / OGG  4:29  
Calculating a Confidence Interval (First Example)  MPEG4 / OGG  7:39  clean annotated 

Estimation with Unknown Variance (Introduction and Overview)  MPEG4 / OGG  7:41  Frisvold and Moe page 151153  
Estimating the Mean from Small Samples  Videos  Time  Slides  Reading  
Key concepts (Point) Estimator, Normal Distribution 
Estimating the Mean from Small Samples (Student's tdistribution)  MPEG4 / OGG  6:13  Frisvold and Moe pp. 135136, 151153.  
Estimating the Mean (Exercise Example)  MPEG4 / OGG  8:39  clean annotated 

Binomial Distribution (from the Coding Theory Project)  Videos  Time  Slides  Reading  
Key concepts (Point) Estimator, Normal Distribution 
Decoding Error Probabilities (A Case for Estimation)  MPEG4 / OGG  9:03  clean annotated 

Estimating Error Probabilities (Point Estimation)  MPEG4 / OGG  6:31  Frisvold and Moe pp. 145147.  
Binomial Probabilities (solving the exercise from the previous video)  MPEG4 / OGG  6:08  
The Distribution of the Error Rate (The Normal Distribution)  MPEG4 / OGG  7:51  clean annotated 
Frisvold and Moe pp. 120+, 132.  
Estimating Binomial Proportions
(The Confidence Interval) 
MPEG4 / OGG  9:59  Frisvold and Moe pp. 167169.  
To apper (maybe)  Videos  Time  Slides  Reading  
Sample Size
(Estimating Proportions close to 1 or 0) 
to appear  167169.  
Mean and Variance of Continuous Distributions  Might appear. 