Statistics for Applications

2D plot for data fitting.

    Nonparametric regression. (Image by Prof. Philippe Rigollet.)


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18.650 / 18.6501

As Taught In

Fall 2016


Undergraduate / Graduate

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This course offers an in-depth the theoretical foundations for statistical methods that are useful in many applications. The goal is to understand the role of mathematics in the research and development of efficient statistical methods.

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Philippe Rigollet. 18.650 Statistics for Applications . Fall 2016. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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