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STAT-627 Statistical Machine Learning (3) Course Level: Graduate

Statistical Machine Learning (3) Introduction to statistical concepts, models, and algorithms of machine learning. Explores supervised learning for regression and classification, unsupervised learning for clustering and principal components analysis, and related topics such as discriminant analysis, splines, lasso and other shrinkage methods, bootstrap, regression, and classification trees, and support vector machines, along with their tuning, diagnostics, and performance evaluation. Crosslist: STAT-427. Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: STAT-520 or STAT-615.