# Introduction to Statistical Models and Data Mining

## Course information

Instructor: Vivian Lew (vlew@stat.ucla.edu)

Teaching assistant: Yibiao Zhao (ybzhao@ucla.edu)

Lecture: MWF, 10:00-10:50am, GEOLOGY 3656

Discussion: T, 3-3:50pm (4-4:50pm), PAB 1749

TA office hours: Th, 3-4pm, BH 9406

## Course Description

Designed for juniors/seniors. Applied regression analysis, with emphasis on general linear model (e.g., multiple regression) and generalized linear model (e.g., logistic regression). Special attention to modern extensions of regression, including regression diagnostics, graphical procedures, and bootstrapping for statistical influence. Enforced requisite: course 101B.

## Textbook

An Introduction to Statistical Learning with Applications in R

by Gareth James, Daniela Witten, Trevor Hastie and Robert Tibshirani