News:
02/09: Schedule updated.
01/31: A1 is now out on BB, due in class on Feb 12 (Monday).
01/25: Sign up for piazza here.
01/24: Lecture 2 slides have been uploaded.
01/22: Lecture 1 slides have been uploaded.
01/20: First lecture on Jan 22nd (Mon) at 2:30pm in Humanities 1003.
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) [Lec 12] 
Parametric inference  1

AoS 6.3.1  6.3.2, 9.1  9.2  
Mar 12 (Mon)  Spring Break  No class  
Mar 14 (Wed)  Spring Break  No class  
Mar 19 (Mon) [Lec 13] 
Parametric inference  2

AoS 9.3  9.4, 9.6  assignment 3 due assignment 4 out 
Mar 21 (Wed) [Lec 14] 
Hypothesis testing  1

AoS 10  10.1, 10.10.2, 15.4 DSD 5.3.1  5.3.2 

Mar 26 (Mon) [Lec 15] 
Hypothesis testing  2

AoS 15.4, 10.2, 10.5 DSD 5.3.3, 5.5 

Mar 28 (Wed) [Lec 16] 
Bayesian inference

AoS 11.1  11.2 DSD 5.6 

Apr 02 (Mon)  Project proposal  
Apr 04 (Wed) [Lec 17] 
Regression  1

AoS 13.1, 13.3  13.4  assignment 4 due assignment 5 out 
Apr 09 (Mon)  Midterm 2  
Apr 11 (Wed) [Lec 18] 
Regression  2

AoS 13.5  
Apr 16 (Mon) [Lec 19] 
Time Series Analysis  
Apr 18 (Wed)  Project prep  
Apr 23 (Mon)  Project prep  
Apr 25 (Wed)  Project discussion  assignment 5 due 

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