# Fall 2016: Probability and Mathematical Statistics I (36-700)

Instructor Information**Instructor:**Siva Balakrishnan

**Email:**siva@stat.cmu.edu

**Office Hours:**Wednesdays 1:30PM - 2:30PM

**Location:**BH 132K

TA Information

**TA:**Ilmun Kim

**Email:**ilmunk@andrew.cmu.edu

**Office Hours:**TBA

**Location:**BH 132M

Course Description

This is a one-semester course covering the basics of statistics. We will first provide a quick introduction to probability theory, and then cover fundamental topics in mathematical statistics such as point estimation, hypothesis testing and asymptotic theory. If time permits, we will also cover more advanced and useful topics including nonparametric inference, regression and classification. See the calendar for a detailed (tentative) list of topics.

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Course Calendar

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