36-708 Statistical Machine Learning

Instructor: Larry Wasserman
Lecture Time: Tuesday and Thursday 1:30 - 2:50
Lecture Location: POS 152

Office Hour: Tuesdays 12:00 - 1:00 Baker Hall 132G
Office: Baker Hall 132G
Email: larry@stat.cmu.edu

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Course Description

This course is an advanced course focusing on the intsersection of Statistics and Machine Learning. The goal is to study modern methods and the underlying theory for those methods. There are two pre-requisites for this course:
36-705 (Intermediate Statistical Theory)
36-707 (Regression)

Lecture Notes

Density Estimation


Assignments are due on Fridays at 3:00 p.m. Upload your assignment in Canvas.

No late assignments will be accepted. If you need an extension due to illness, email me BEFORE the deadline.

Homework 1 (due Friday Feb 1 3:00. Submit a pdf on Canvas)