MATH 896 (01) - Topics in Mathematics and Statistics

Spc Top/Statistical Computing

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Mathematics&Statistics
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 16530
New or specialized courses not covered in regular course offerings.
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Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.
Instructors: Qi Zhang

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 9:40am - 11:00am MORR 103
Additional Course Details: 

Topic: Statistical Computing

This course introduces common methods for numerical analysis and optimization for statistical problems, general Monte Carlo simulations, MCMC basics, and resampling methods, and exposes the students to intermdiate to advanced topics in R programming and data science practice, such as writing functions, data structure, Rcpp, prinicples of visualization, and methods of performance evaluation.

Co-req: MATH 739/839, 738/838 or equivalent (OR Pre-req: 835), and some background in R programming and linear algebra