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Date  Topic  Readings  Notes 

Aug 27 (Mon) [Lec 01] 
Course introduction, class logistics  
Aug 29 (Wed) [Lec 02] 
Probability review  1

AoS 1.1  1.6 MHB 3.1  3.5 

Sep 03 (Mon)  Labor Day observed  No class  
Sep 05 (Wed) [Lec 03] 
Probability review  2

AoS 1.7 MHB 3.6, 3.10  3.11 
assignment 1 out 
Sep 10 (Mon) [Lec 04] 
Random variables  1: Overview and Discrete RVs

AoS 2.1  2.4 MHB 3.7  3.9, 3.14.1 

Sep 12 (Wed) [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 
Sep 17 (Mon) [Lec 06] 
Random variables  3: The Normal distribution

AoS 2.7 MHB 3.14.1, 3.10, 3.13 
Python scripts: draw_Uniform, draw_Exponential, draw_Normal 
Sep 19 (Wed) [Lec 07] 
Random variables  4: Joint distributions & conditioning

AoS 2.8 MHB 3.11  3.12, 3.15 
assignment 2 out assignment 1 due 
Sep 24 (Mon) [Lec 08] 
Probability inequalities

AoS 4.1  4.2, 23.1  23.3 MHB 3.14.2, 8.1  8.7 

Sep 26 (Wed) [Lec 09] 
Markov chains

AoS 4.1  4.2, 23.1  23.3 MHB 3.14.2, 8.1  8.7 

Oct 01 (Mon) [Lec 10] 
Nonparametric inference  1

AoS 6.1  6.2, 6.3.1 
Python scripts: sample_Bernoulli, sample_Binomial, sample_Geometric, sample_Uniform, sample_Exponential, sample_Normal 
Oct 03 (Wed) [Lec 11] 
Nonparametric inference  2

AoS 7.1  7.2  assignment 2 due 
Oct 08 (Mon)  Fall break  No class  
Oct 10 (Wed)  Midterm 1  This will be inclass, closed notes, closed book.  
Oct 15 (Mon) [Lec 12] 
Confidence intervals

AoS 6.3.2, 7.1 
assignment 3 out Required data q8.dat 
Oct 17 (Wed) [Lec 13] 
Parametric inference  1

AoS 6.3.1  6.3.2  
Oct 22 (Mon) [Lec 14] 
Parametric inference  2

AoS 9.1  9.4, 9.6  
Oct 24 (Wed)  Instructor traveling  No class  
Oct 29 (Mon) [Lec 15] 
Hypothesis testing  1

AoS 10  10.1 DSD 5.3.1 
assignment 4 out Required data: q5_sigma3.dat, q5_sigma100.dat, q7_X.dat, q7_Y.dat 
Oct 31 (Wed) [Lec 16] 
Hypothesis testing  2

AoS 10.10.2, 15.4 DSD 5.3.2 
assignment 3 due 
Nov 05 (Mon) [Lec 17] 
Hypothesis testing  3

AoS 10.2, 10.5
DSD 5.3.3, 5.5 

Nov 07 (Wed) [Lec 18] 
Bayesian inference

AoS 11.1  11.2, 11.6
DSD 5.6 

Nov 12 (Mon) [Lec 19] 
Regression  1

AoS 13.1, 13.3  13.4
DSD 9.1 
assignment 4 due
assignment 5 out Required data A5_q2.dat, A5_q5.dat, A5_q6.dat. 
Nov 14 (Wed) [Lec 20] 
Regression  2, Miniproject discussion

AoS 13.5
DSD 9.1 
assignment 6 out due Dec 7th, 1pm (to Amogha, NCS 336) 
Nov 19 (Mon)  Midterm 2  This will be inclass, closed notes, closed book.  
Nov 21 (Wed)  Thanksgiving break  No class  
Nov 26 (Mon) [Lec 21] 
Time Series Analysis


Nov 28 (Wed) [Lec 22] 
Miniproject discussion (finalize hypothesis)  assignment 5 due 