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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2017-18


QBS 149 Mathematics and Probability for Statistics and Data Mining

This course will cover the fundamental concepts and methods in mathematics and probability necessary to study statistical theory.  Relevant concepts and methods from univariate and multivariate calculus will be introduced as necessary, along with related topics in linear and matrix algebra. Computational methods for statistics, including nonlinear optimization and Monte Carlo simulation will be introduced. Special attention will be given to students’ active learning by programming in a statistical software package. The course will meet for 3 hours per week.

Instructor

Gui

Prerequisite

Undergraduate Calculus or Permission of Instructor

Offered

17F: TH 2-4:30pm