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Title Instructor(s) Quarter Day, Time, Location
Mathematics of Sports (MCS 100)
STATS 50 (section 1)

The use of mathematics, statistics, and probability in the analysis of sports performance, sports records, and strategy. Topics include mathematical analysis of the...

Powers, S., Chin, A. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
2:30pm - 3:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 160)
STATS 60 (section 1)

Techniques for organizing data, computing, and interpreting measures of central tendency, variability, and association. Estimation, confidence intervals, tests of...

2015-2016 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
420-040
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 160)
STATS 60 (section 1)

Techniques for organizing data, computing, and interpreting measures of central tendency, variability, and association. Estimation, confidence intervals, tests of...

2015-2016 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
420-040
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 160)
STATS 60 (section 7)

Techniques for organizing data, computing, and interpreting measures of central tendency, variability, and association. Estimation, confidence intervals, tests of...

Janson, L. 2015-2016 Spring
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 160)
STATS 60 (section 7)

Techniques for organizing data, computing, and interpreting measures of central tendency, variability, and association. Estimation, confidence intervals, tests of...

Janson, L. 2015-2016 Spring
Mathematics in the Real World (MATH 16)
STATS 90 (section 1)

Introduction to non-calculus applications of mathematical ideas and principles in real-world problems. Topics include probability and counting, basic statistical concepts...

Poulson, J. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
380-380X
Theory of Probability
STATS 116 (section 1)

Probability spaces as models for phenomena with statistical regularity. Discrete spaces (binomial, hypergeometric, Poisson). Continuous spaces (normal, exponential) and...

Wang, R. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
300-300
Theory of Probability
STATS 116 (section 1)

Probability spaces as models for phenomena with statistical regularity. Discrete spaces (binomial, hypergeometric, Poisson). Continuous spaces (normal, exponential) and...

Wang, R. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
300-300
Theory of Probability
STATS 116 (section 2)

Probability spaces as models for phenomena with statistical regularity. Discrete spaces (binomial, hypergeometric, Poisson). Continuous spaces (normal, exponential) and...

Le, Y. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday
9:30am - 10:20am
100-101K
Theory of Probability
STATS 116 (section 2)

Probability spaces as models for phenomena with statistical regularity. Discrete spaces (binomial, hypergeometric, Poisson). Continuous spaces (normal, exponential) and...

Le, Y. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday
9:30am - 10:20am
100-101K
Theory of Probability
STATS 116 (section 5)

Probability spaces as models for phenomena with statistical regularity. Discrete spaces (binomial, hypergeometric, Poisson). Continuous spaces (normal, exponential) and...

Gorham, J. 2015-2016 Spring
Friday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
420-050
Theory of Probability
STATS 116 (section 5)

Probability spaces as models for phenomena with statistical regularity. Discrete spaces (binomial, hypergeometric, Poisson). Continuous spaces (normal, exponential) and...

Gorham, J. 2015-2016 Spring
Friday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
420-050
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 60)
STATS 160 (section 1)

Techniques for organizing data, computing, and interpreting measures of central tendency, variability, and association. Estimation, confidence intervals, tests of...

Taylor, J., Xia, L., DiCiccio, C., Miao, J., Orenstein, P., YAN, J. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
420-040
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 60)
STATS 160 (section 1)

Techniques for organizing data, computing, and interpreting measures of central tendency, variability, and association. Estimation, confidence intervals, tests of...

Taylor, J., Xia, L., DiCiccio, C., Miao, J., Orenstein, P., YAN, J. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
420-040
Probability: Ten Great Ideas About Chance (PHIL 166, PHIL 266, STATS 267)
STATS 167 (section 1)

Foundational approaches to thinking about chance in matters such as gambling, the law, and everyday affairs. Topics include: chance and decisions; the mathematics of...

Diaconis, P., Skyrms, B., Sepehri, A. 2015-2016 Spring
Thursday
4:30pm - 7:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200
Introduction to R (CME 195)
STATS 195 (section 1)

This short course runs for the first four weeks of the quarter and is offered in fall and spring. It is recommended for students who want to use R in statistics, science...

Michael, H. 2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Gates B12
Multilevel Modeling Using R (EDUC 401D)
STATS 196A (section 1)

Multilevel data analysis examples using R. Topics include: two-level nested data, growth curve modeling, generalized linear models for counts and categorical data,...

Rogosa, D. 2015-2016 Spring
Wednesday
3:30pm - 5:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200
Sampling
STATS 204 (section 1)

How best to take data and where to sample it. Examples include surveys and sampling from data warehouses. Emphasis is on methods for finite populations. Topics: simple...

Owen, A., Choi, Y. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Herrin T185
Introduction to Nonparametric Statistics
STATS 205 (section 1)

Nonparametric analogs of the one- and two-sample t-tests and analysis of variance; the sign test, median test, Wilcoxon's tests, and the Kruskal-Wallis and Friedman tests...

Seiler, C., Bi, N., Guan, L. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
200-203
Introduction to Stochastic Processes II
STATS 218 (section 1)

Renewal theory, Brownian motion, Gaussian processes, second order processes, martingales.

Chatterjee, S., Du, W., azadkia, m. 2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
Hewlett Teaching Center Rm 101
Machine Learning (CS 229)
STATS 229 (section 1)

Topics: statistical pattern recognition, linear and non-linear regression, non-parametric methods, exponential family, GLMs, support vector machines, kernel methods, model...

Duchi, J., Alban-Hidalgo, M., Bahtchevanov, I., Donnat, C., Friedberg, R., Guu, K., Haque, A., McCann, B., Rosenman, E., Samar, A., Sesia, M., Tsai, S., Turan, D., Wang, H., Zhu, M. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
420-040
Mathematical and Computational Finance Seminar (CME 242)
STATS 239 (section 1)
Jain, K. 2015-2016 Spring
Thursday
4:30pm - 5:50pm
200-203
Workshop in Biostatistics (HRP 260C)
STATS 260C (section 1)

Applications of statistical techniques to current problems in medical science. To receive credit for one or two units, a student must attend every workshop. To receive two...

Olshen, R., Sabatti, C. 2015-2016 Spring
Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
MSOBX303
Intermediate Biostatistics: Regression, Prediction, Survival Analysis (HRP 262)
STATS 262 (section 1)

Methods for analyzing longitudinal data. Topics include Kaplan-Meier methods, Cox regression, hazard ratios, time-dependent variables, longitudinal data structures,...

Sainani, K. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
Li Ka Shing Center, room 120
Advanced Statistical Methods for Observational Studies (CHPR 290, EDUC 260B)
STATS 266 (section 1)

Design principles and statistical methods for observational studies. Topics include: matching methods, sensitivity analysis, instrumental variables, graphical models,...

Baiocchi, M., Rogosa, D. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday
2:30pm - 4:20pm
McCullough 122
Probability: Ten Great Ideas About Chance (PHIL 166, PHIL 266, STATS 167)
STATS 267 (section 1)

Foundational approaches to thinking about chance in matters such as gambling, the law, and everyday affairs. Topics include: chance and decisions; the mathematics of...

Diaconis, P., Skyrms, B., Sepehri, A. 2015-2016 Spring
Thursday
4:30pm - 7:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200
Bayesian Statistics II (STATS 371)
STATS 271 (section 1)

This is the second of a two course sequence on modern Bayesian statistics. Topics covered include: Asymptotic properties of Bayesian procedures and consistency (Doobs...

Diaconis, P., Sabatti, C., Wong, W., Zhao, Q. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
Mitchb67
Theory of Statistics
STATS 300C (section 1)

Decision theory formulation of statistical problems. Minimax, admissible procedures. Complete class theorems ("all" minimax or admissible procedures are "Bayes"), Bayes...

Candes, E., Bhattacharya, B., YANG, J. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
Ceras 300
PhD First Year Student Workshop
STATS 303 (section 1)

For Statistics First Year PhD students only. Discussion of relevant topics in first year student courses, consultation with PhD advisor.

Holmes, S. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200
PhD First Year Student Workshop
STATS 303 (section 1)

For Statistics First Year PhD students only. Discussion of relevant topics in first year student courses, consultation with PhD advisor.

Holmes, S. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200
Methods for Applied Statistics: Empirical Bayes Methods
STATS 306B (section 1)

Empirical Bayes procedures for estimation, testing, and prediction, especially as applied to large-scale problems.

Efron, B., Liu, K., Wager, S., Wang, J. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200
Theory of Probability (MATH 230C)
STATS 310C (section 1)

Continuous time stochastic processes: martingales, Brownian motion, stationary independent increments, Markov jump processes and Gaussian processes. Invariance principle,...

Diaconis, P., Bai, Y., Qian, J. 2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
Sequoia Hall 200
Topics in Minimax Inference of Nonparametric Functionals
STATS 314B (section 1)

Topics in the estimation of various functionals of underlying distribution for nonparametric problems. Development of ideas of higher order influence functions that extend...

Mukherjee, R. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
200-305
Modern Applied Statistics: Data Mining
STATS 315B (section 1)

Two-part sequence. New techniques for predictive and descriptive learning using ideas that bridge gaps among statistics, computer science, and artificial intelligence....

Friedman, J., Basu, K., Erdogdu, M., He, H., Kou, J., Kuang, Y., Lee, M., Wang, C. 2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Gates B1
Literature of Statistics
STATS 319 (section 1)

Literature study of topics in statistics and probability culminating in oral and written reports. May be repeated for credit.

Montanari, A. 2015-2016 Spring
Wednesday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
540-108
Multivariate Analysis and Random Matrices in Statistics
STATS 325 (section 1)

Topics on Multivariate Analysis and Random Matrices in Statistics (full description TBA)

Donoho, D., Dobriban, E. 2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Mitchb67
Statistical and Machine Learning Methods for Genomics (BIO 268, BIOMEDIN 245, CS 373, GENE 245)
STATS 345 (section 1)

Introduction to statistical and computational methods for genomics. Sample topics include: expectation maximization, hidden Markov model, Markov chain Monte Carlo,...

Pritchard, J., Tang, H. 2015-2016 Spring
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
Li Ka Shing Center, room 308
Bayesian Statistics II (STATS 271)
STATS 371 (section 1)

This is the second of a two course sequence on modern Bayesian statistics. Topics covered include: Asymptotic properties of Bayesian procedures and consistency (Doobs...

Diaconis, P., Sabatti, C., Wong, W., Zhao, Q. 2015-2016 Spring
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
Mitchb67
Consulting Workshop
STATS 390 (section 1)

Skills required of practicing statistical consultants, including exposure to statistical applications. Students participate as consultants in the department's drop-in...

Olshen, R. 2015-2016 Spring
Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200
Consulting Workshop
STATS 390 (section 1)

Skills required of practicing statistical consultants, including exposure to statistical applications. Students participate as consultants in the department's drop-in...

Olshen, R. 2015-2016 Spring
Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200