DS 805 (01) - Statistical Learning

Statistical Learning

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Decision Sciences
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - E-term III (01/19/2021 - 03/12/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   24  
CRN: 56156
This course introduces students to statistical tools for modeling and identifying patterns in complex data sets. The goal of statistical learning is to develop predictions informed by data. Topics to be covered include Gaussian linear models, model diagnostics, cross-validation techniques, penalized regression methods such as ridge and LASSO, nonlinear models, logistic regression, random forests, and support vector machines. Application areas include Marketing (e.g., effectiveness of advertising and customer satisfaction), Financial economics (valuation), and Operations Management (resource allocation). The course delivery will be a mix of lectures, readings with discussion, and hands on data analyses. Prereq: DS 803.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/19/2021 3/12/2021 M 5:40pm - 9:15pm PBLANE 216