News:
03/07: Today's lecture is canceled, as per SBU weather advisory.
03/07: A3 is now due 3/21 instead of 3/19.
02/21: M1 will be in class on Monday, Feb 26.
Date  Topic  Readings  Notes 

Jan 22 (Mon) [Lec 01] 
Course introduction, class logistics  
Jan 24 (Wed) [Lec 02] 
Probability review  1

AoS 1.1  1.6 MHB 3.1  3.5 

Jan 29 (Mon) [Lec 03] 
Probability review  2

AoS 1.7 MHB 3.6, 3.10  3.11 

Jan 31 (Wed) [Lec 04] 
Random variables  1: Overview and Discrete RVs

AoS 2.1  2.4 MHB 3.7  3.9, 3.14.1 
assignment 1 out 
Feb 05 (Mon) [Lec 05] 
Random variables  2: Continuous RVs

AoS 2.7 MHB 3.14.1, 3.10, 3.13 
Python scripts: draw_Bernoulli, draw_Binomial, draw_Geometric, sample_Bernoulli, sample_Binomial, sample_Geometric 
Feb 07 (Wed) [Lec 06] 
Random variables  3: Joint distributions & conditioning

AoS 2.8 MHB 3.11  3.12, 3.15 
Python scripts: draw_Uniform, draw_Exponential, draw_Normal, sample_Uniform, sample_Exponential, sample_Normal 
Feb 12 (Mon) [Lec 07] 
Probability inequalities

AoS 4.1  4.2, 23.1  23.3 MHB 3.14.2, 8.1  8.7 
assignment 1 due assignment 2 out 
Feb 14 (Wed) [Lec 08] 
Markov chains

AoS 4.1  4.2, 23.1  23.3 MHB 3.14.2, 8.1  8.7 

Feb 19 (Mon) [Lec 09] 
Nonparametric inference  1

AoS 6.1  6.2, 6.3.1  
Feb 21 (Wed) [Lec 10] 
Nonparametric inference  2

AoS 7.1  7.2  assignment 2 due assignment 3 out Required data q8.dat 
Feb 26 (Mon)  Midterm 1  
Feb 28 (Wed) [Lec 11] 
Confidence intervals

AoS 6.3.2, 7.1  
Mar 05 (Mon)  Instructor Traveling  No class  
Mar 07 (Wed)  Snow day  No class  
Mar 19 (Mon) [Lec 12] 
Parametric inference  1

AoS 6.3.1  6.3.2, 9.1  9.2  
Mar 21 (Wed)  Snow day  No class  
Mar 26 (Mon) [Lec 13] 
Parametric inference  2 and Hypothesis testing  1

AoS 9.3  9.4, 9.6 AoS 10  10.1, 10.10.2, 15.4 DSD 5.3.1  5.3.2 
assignment 3 due assignment 4 out Required data q6_X.dat, q6_Y.dat, q9_sigma3.dat, q9_sigma100.dat 
Mar 28 (Wed) [Lec 14] 
Hypothesis testing  2

AoS 15.4, 10.2, 10.5 DSD 5.3.3, 5.5 

Apr 02 (Mon) [Lec 15] 
Bayesian inference

AoS 11.1  11.2 DSD 5.6 

Apr 04 (Wed)  Project proposal  Meet in NCS 347. Schedule of group meetings. 
assignment 4 due on Apr 05 at 2:30pm (NCS 347). 
Apr 09 (Mon) [Lec 16] 
Regression  1

AoS 13.1, 13.3  13.4  assignment 5 out Required data A5_q2.dat, A5_q6.dat 
Apr 11 (Wed)  Midterm 2  
Apr 16 (Mon) [Lec 17] 
Regression  2

AoS 13.5  
Apr 18 (Wed) [Lec 18] 
Time Series Analysis


Apr 23 (Mon) [Lec 19] 
Review  
Apr 25 (Wed)  Project discussion  assignment 5 due 

Apr 30 (Mon)  Project final ppts  
May 02 (Wed)  Project final ppts 