15.077[J] Statistical Learning and Data Mining


Class Info

Advanced introduction to the theory and application of statistics, data-mining, and machine learning, concentrating on techniques used in management science, marketing, finance, consulting, engineering systems, and bioinformatics. Begins with topics such as the bootstrap, theory of estimation, testing, nonparametric statistics, analysis of variance, categorical data analysis, regression analysis, MCMC, EM, Gibbs sampling, and Bayesian methods. Goes on to focus on data mining, supervised learning, and multivariate analysis. Topics selected from logistic regression; principal components and dimension reduction; discrimination and classification analysis, including trees (CART), partial least squares, nearest neighbors, regularized methods, support vector machines, boosting and bagging, clustering, independent component analysis, and nonparametric regression. Uses statistics software packages, such as R and MATLAB for data analysis and data mining. Includes a term project.

This class has 6.431B, 15.085, 18.600, 18.06, and 18.700 as prerequisites.

15.077[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by R. E. Welsch.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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