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Title Instructor(s) Quarter Day, Time, Location
Riding the Data Wave
STATS 48N (section 1)

Imagine collecting a bit of your saliva and sending it in to one of the personalized genomics company: for very little money you will get back information about hundreds...

Sabatti, C. 2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
50-52H
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 160)
STATS 60 (section 2)

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

2015-2016 Autumn
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 160)
STATS 60 (section 2)

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

2015-2016 Autumn
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 160)
STATS 60 (section 5)

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

Walther, G. 2015-2016 Autumn
Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus (PSYCH 10, STATS 160)
STATS 60 (section 5)

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

Walther, G. 2015-2016 Autumn
Statistical Methods in Engineering and the Physical Sciences
STATS 110 (section 1)

Introduction to statistics for engineers and physical scientists. Topics: descriptive statistics, probability, interval estimation, tests of hypotheses, nonparametric...

Rajaratnam, B. 2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
11:30am - 12:20pm
Hewlett Teaching Center 201
Statistical Methods in Engineering and the Physical Sciences
STATS 110 (section 1)

Introduction to statistics for engineers and physical scientists. Topics: descriptive statistics, probability, interval estimation, tests of hypotheses, nonparametric...

Rajaratnam, B. 2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
11:30am - 12:20pm
Hewlett Teaching Center 201
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...

2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
Braunlec
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...

2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
Braunlec
Biostatistics (BIO 141)
STATS 141 (section 1)

Introductory statistical methods for biological data: describing data (numerical and graphical summaries); introduction to probability; and statistical inference (...

Mukherjee, R. 2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
370-370
Statistical Methods in Computational Genetics
STATS 155 (section 1)

The computational methods necessary for the construction and evaluation of sequence alignments and phylogenies built from molecular data and genetic data such as micro-...

Holmes, S. 2015-2016 Autumn
12:00am - 12:00am
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...

Walther, G. 2015-2016 Autumn
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...

Walther, G. 2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30am - 10:20am
420-040
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...

Suo, X. 2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
12:00pm - 1:20pm
Hewlett Teaching Center Rm 101
Introduction to Statistical Inference
STATS 200 (section 1)

Modern statistical concepts and procedures derived from a mathematical framework. Statistical inference, decision theory; point and interval estimation, tests of...

Siegmund, D. 2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
260-113
Introduction to Statistical Inference
STATS 200 (section 1)

Modern statistical concepts and procedures derived from a mathematical framework. Statistical inference, decision theory; point and interval estimation, tests of...

Siegmund, D. 2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
9:00am - 10:20am
260-113
Data Mining and Analysis
STATS 202 (section 1)

Data mining is used to discover patterns and relationships in data. Emphasis is on large complex data sets such as those in very large databases or through web mining....

Mackey, L. 2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
Skillaud
Data Mining and Analysis
STATS 202 (section 1)

Data mining is used to discover patterns and relationships in data. Emphasis is on large complex data sets such as those in very large databases or through web mining....

Mackey, L. 2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
1:30pm - 2:20pm
Skillaud
Applied Multivariate Analysis
STATS 206 (section 1)

Introduction to the statistical analysis of several quantitative measurements on each observational unit. Emphasis is on concepts, computer-intensive methods. Examples...

Johnstone, I. 2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
3:00pm - 4:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200
Stochastic Processes (MATH 136)
STATS 219 (section 1)

Introduction to measure theory, Lp spaces and Hilbert spaces. Random variables, expectation, conditional expectation, conditional distribution. Uniform integrability,...

Zheng, T. 2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday Friday
10:30am - 11:20am
380-380D
Statistical Methods for Longitudinal Research (EDUC 351A)
STATS 222 (section 1)

Research designs and statistical procedures for time-ordered (repeated-measures) data. The analysis of longitudinal panel data is central to empirical research on learning...

Rogosa, D. 2015-2016 Autumn
Thursday
3:00pm - 5:50pm
Sequoia Hall 200
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...

Ng, A. 2015-2016 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
9:30am - 10:50am
NVIDIA Auditorium
Mathematical and Computational Finance Seminar (CME 242)
STATS 239 (section 1)
Jain, K. 2015-2016 Autumn
Thursday
4:30pm - 5:50pm
School of Education 334
Statistical Methods in Finance
STATS 240 (section 1)

(SCPD students register for 240P.) Regression analysis and applications to investment models. Principal components and multivariate analysis. Likelihood inference and...

Lai, T. 2015-2016 Autumn
Friday
10:30am - 12:20pm
Gates B3
Statistical Methods in Finance
STATS 240P (section 1)

For SCPD students; see 240.

Lai, T. 2015-2016 Autumn
Friday
10:30am - 12:20pm
Data-driven Financial and Risk Econometrics
STATS 241 (section 1)

(SCPD students register for 241P) Substantive and empirical modeling approaches in options, interest rate, and credit markets. Nonlinear least squares, logistic regression...

Tsang, K. 2015-2016 Autumn
Friday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
Data-driven Financial and Risk Econometrics
STATS 241P (section 1)

For SCPD students; see STATS241.

Tsang, K. 2015-2016 Autumn
Friday
1:30pm - 3:20pm
Huang Engineerig Center 18
Workshop in Biostatistics (HRP 260A)
STATS 260A (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 Autumn
Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
MSOBX303
Theory of Statistics
STATS 300A (section 1)

Finite sample optimality of statistical procedures; Decision theory: loss, risk, admissibility; Principles of data reduction: sufficiency, ancillarity, completeness;...

Mackey, L. 2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Mitchb67
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 Autumn
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 Autumn
Monday Wednesday
12:30pm - 1:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200
Introduction to Statistical Modeling
STATS 305 (section 1)

Review of univariate regression. Multiple regression. Geometry, subspaces, orthogonality, projections, normal equations, rank deficiency, estimable functions and Gauss-...

Tibshirani, R. 2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
School of Education 128
Advanced Statistical Theory
STATS 314A (section 1)

Covers a range of topics, including: empirical processes, asymptotic efficiency, uniform convergence of measures, contiguity, resampling methods, Edgeworth expansions.

Romano, J. 2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
Hewlett Teaching Center 103
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.

Wong, W. 2015-2016 Autumn
Monday
1:30pm - 2:50pm
380-381U
Function Estimation in White Noise
STATS 322 (section 1)

Gaussian white noise model sequence space form. Hyperrectangles, quadratic convexity, and Pinsker's theorem. Minimax estimation on Lp balls and Besov spaces. Role of...

Johnstone, I. 2015-2016 Autumn
Tuesday Thursday
10:30am - 11:50am
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...

Switzer, P. 2015-2016 Autumn
Friday
12:30pm - 2:20pm
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...

Switzer, P. 2015-2016 Autumn
Friday
12:30pm - 2:20pm
Sequoia Hall 200