# Fall 2018: Intermediate Statistics (36-705)

Instructor Information**Instructor:**Siva Balakrishnan

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

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

**Location:**BH 132K

TA Information

**TA:**Ilmun Kim

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

**Office Hours:**Wednesdays, 10:00am - 11:00am

**Location:**Baker Hall 132Q

**TA:**Boyan Duan

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

**Office Hours:**Wednesdays, 11:00am -- Noon

**Location:**Baker Hall 132Q

**TA:**Benjamin LeRoy

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

**Office Hours:**Tuesdays, 1:30pm -- 2:30pm

**Location:**Baker Hall 232M

Course Description

This course covers the fundamentals of theoretical statistics. Topics include: concentration of measure, basic empirical process theory, convergence, point and interval estimation, maximum likelihood, hypothesis testing, Bayesian inference, nonparametric statistics and bootstrap re- sampling. This course is excellent preparation for advanced work in Statistics and Machine Learning. See below for a detailed schedule.

Course Syllabus

The syllabus provides information on grading, class policies etc.

Course Calendar

The calendar has an approximate week-by-week schedule. Consult this document to know when the in-class exams are.

Lecture Notes

Last Years Lecture Notes

Assignments

Assignment solutions

Practice Test 1

Solutions to Test 1