Welcome to CSI 772

Statistical Learning

Spring, 2016

My name is Gentle and my website is mason.gmu.edu/~jgentle/

To see me outside of class, setup appointment at jgentle@gmu.edu

Also, see the "Contact info and schedule" section on my website.

Also, make sure that you regularly read email at your ``official'' GMU email account. (You can put a forward command in your account.)

The text is The Elements of Statistical Learning, second edition, by Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani, and Jerome Friedman, 2009.

The website for the text is http://www-stat.stanford.edu/ElemStatLearn.

The website for the course is mason.gmu.edu/~jgentle/csi772/16s

Prerequisites for the course:

Calculus-level probability and statistics (e.g., CSI 672 or STAT 652)
Some general knowledge of applied statistics

Schedule for this evening

General description of supervised statistical learning

Intro to R; Simulation in R