News:
10/29: Midterm 2 date has been added (11/30).
10/18: Syllabus & Schedule updated.
09/19: Lecture 6 slides and py scripts posted.
09/14: Lecture 5 slides and py scripts posted.
09/12: Lecture 4 slides posted.
08/29: Lecture 1 slides posted.
08/05: Our first lecture will be on Aug 29th (Tues) at 4pm in Frey 205.
Date  Topic  Readings  Notes 

Aug 29 (Tue) [Lec 01] 
Course introduction, class logistics  
Aug 31 (Thu) [Lec 02] 
Probability review  1

AoS 1.1  1.6 MHB 3.1  3.5 

Sep 05 (Tue)  Labor Day  No class  
Sep 07 (Thu) [Lec 03] 
Probability review  2

AoS 1.7 MHB 3.6, 3.10  3.11 
assignment 1 out 
Sep 12 (Tue) [Lec 04] 
Random variables  1: Overview

AoS 2.1  2.3 MHB 3.7  3.9 

Sep 14 (Thu) [Lec 05] 
Random variables  2: Discrete RVs

AoS 2.4 MHB 3.7  3.9, 3.14.1 
Python scripts: draw_Bernoulli, draw_Binomial, draw_Geometric, sample_Bernoulli, sample_Binomial, sample_Geometric 
Sep 19 (Tue) [Lec 06] 
Random variables  3: Continuous RVs

AoS 2.7 MHB 3.14.1, 3.10, 3.13 
assignment 1 due assignment 2 out Python scripts: draw_Uniform, draw_Exponential, draw_Normal, sample_Uniform, sample_Exponential, sample_Normal 
Sep 21 (Thu)  Instructor traveling  No class  
Sep 26 (Tue) [Lec 07] 
Random variables  4: Joint distributions & conditioning

AoS 2.8 MHB 3.11  3.12, 3.15 

Sep 28 (Thu) [Lec 08] 
Probability inequalities  1

AoS 4.1  4.2, 23.1  23.3 MHB 3.14.2, 8.1  8.7 

Oct 03 (Tue) [Lec 09] 
Probability inequalities  2

AoS 4.1  4.2, 23.1  23.3 MHB 3.14.2, 8.1  8.7 
assignment 2 due 
Oct 05 (Thu) [Lec 10] 
Midterm 1 review  
Oct 10 (Tue)  Midterm 1  
Oct 12 (Thu) [Lec 11] 
Nonparametric inference  1

AoS 6.1  6.2  
Oct 17 (Tue) [Lec 12] 
Nonparametric inference  2

AoS 6.3.1  
Oct 19 (Thu) [Lec 13] 
Nonparametric inference  3

AoS 7.1  7.2  assignment 3 out Required weather.dat dataset for A3. Python script used in class: eCDF 
Oct 24 (Tue) [Lec 14] 
Confidence intervals

AoS 6.3.2, 7.1  
Oct 26 (Thu) [Lec 15] 
Parametric inference  1

AoS 6.3.1  6.3.2, 9.1  9.2  
Oct 31 (Tue) [Lec 16] 
Parametric inference  2

AoS 9.1  9.2  assignment 3 due assignment 4 out Required q4.dat dataset for A4. 
Nov 02 (Thu) [Lec 17] 
Parametric inference  3

AoS 9.3  9.4, 9.6  
Nov 07 (Tue) [Lec 18] 
Hypothesis testing  1

AoS 10  10.1, 10.10.2 DSD 5.3.1  5.3.2 

Nov 09 (Thu) [Lec 19] 
Hypothesis testing  2

AoS 15.4 DSD 5.3.3 
assignment 4 due assignment 5 out Required q3_X.dat, q3_Y.dat, and gamma.dat datasets for A5. 
Nov 14 (Tue) [Lec 20] 
Hypothesis testing  3

AoS 10.2, 10.5 DSD 5.5 

Nov 16 (Thu) [Lec 21] 
Bayesian inference

AoS 11.1  11.2 DSD 5.6 

Nov 21 (Tue) [Lec 22] 
Regression  1

AoS 13.1, 13.3  13.4  assignment 5 due assignment 6 out, due Dec 11, to Caitao Zhan. Required q2.dat dataset for A6. 
Nov 23 (Thu)  Thanksgiving Break  No class.  
Nov 28 (Tue) [Lec 23] 
Midterm 2 review  
Nov 30 (Thu)  Midterm 2  
Dec 05 (Tue) [Lec 24] 
Regression  2

AoS 13.5  
Dec 07 (Thu)  Instructor traveling 