Statistical Computing: Fall 2015

Statistics 36-350

Instructor: Ryan Tibshirani (ryantibs at cmu dot edu)

Associate instructor: Ross O'Connell (rcoconne at andrew dot cmu dot edu)

Yo Joong Choe (yjchoe at cmu dot edu)
Bryan Hooi (bhooi at andrew dot cmu dot edu)
Sangwon Hyun (shyun at cmu dot edu)
Kevin Lin (kevinl1 at andrew dot cmu dot edu)
Taylor Pospisil (tpospisi at andrew dot cmu dot edu)

Lecture times: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:30am-12:20pm, Baker Hall A51

Lab times: Fridays 10:30-11:30am in Baker Hall 140D, 140E, 140F; and 11:30am-12:20pm in Cyert Hall 100A

Office hours:
RT: Mondays 12:30-1:30pm, Baker Hall 229B
RO: Wednesday 10-11am, Wean Hall 7404
YC: Tuesday 1-2pm, Porter Hall 117
BH: Wednesday 5-6pm, Porter Hall 117
SH: Mondays 1:30-2:30pm, Baker Hall 132M

Recitations: Mondays 4-5pm in Wean 5302; Thursdays 10-11am in Hunt Library Cluster

Syllabus: here. Textbook: The R Cookbook by Paul Teetor

Discussions: Class discussions will be run through Piazza, linked here

Class schedule


Credit where credit is due

This course closely follows Cosma Shalizi's previous versions of the course.


Supplementary materials

Supplementary textbooks on R programming: Online resources for R programming: The website Software Carpentry is not specifically R related, but contains a lot of valuable advice and information on scientific programming.