Courses and Textbooks, Spring 2023

Actuarial Science — Spring 2023

ACTS:3210 ACTUARIAL EXAM FM PREP (1 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor: TBD
Required Text — none

ACTS:4150 FUNDAMENTALS OF SHORT-TERM ACTUARIAL MATHEMATICS (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Josh Zhiwei Tong
Optional Text -- Klugman, Panjer, and Willmot, Loss Models: From Data to Decisions, 5th Edition, ISBN: 978-1-119-52378-9.

ACTS:4180 LIFE CONTINGENCIES I (3 s.h.)
Instructor — Elias Shiu
Required Text — Dickson, Hardy and Waters, Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks, 3rd ed, 2020 (Cambridge University Press). ISBN: 978-1108478083
Optional Text — Solutions Manual for Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks, 3rd ed, 2020 (Cambridge University Press). ISBN: 978-1108747615

ACTS:4990 READINGS IN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE (arr s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor —  tbd
Text — tbd

ACTS:6220 PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor —  N.D. Shyamalkumar
Required Text — Wood, Simon N,, Generalized Additive Models, An Introduction with R, 2nd ed., Chapman and Hall / CRC Texts in Statistical Science

ACTS:6990 READINGS IN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE (arr s.h.)Section 0001
Instructor —  tbd
Text — None

 

Data Science — Spring 2023

DATA:4750  PROBABILISTIC STATISTICAL LEARNING (3 s.h.)
Instructor — Sanvesh Srivastava
Required Text — None

DATA:4880  DATA SCIENCE CREATIVE COMPONENT (1 s.h.)
Instructor — Erning Li
Required Text — none

DATA:4890  DATA SCIENCE PRACTICUM (2 s.h.)
Instructor — Sanvesh Srivastava
Required Text — none

DATA:6200  PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS (3 s.h.)
Instructor —  N.D. Shyamalkumar
Required Text — Wood, Simon N,, Generalized Additive Models, An Introduction with R, 2nd ed., Chapman and Hall / CRC Texts in Statistical Science


 

Statistics — Spring 2023

STAT:1020 STATISTICS AND SOCIETY (3 s.h.)
Lecture AAA (A01-A04)
Instructor — Max Sampson
Required Text —  ICON DIRECT: Statistical Reasoning for Everyday Life by Bennett, Briggs, and Triola.  5th ed. Pearson.

STAT:1020 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS AND INFERENCE (3 s.h.)
Lecture AAA (A11-A16)
Instructor — Robert Ankenmann
Required Text —  ICON DIRECT: De Veaux, Velleman, Bock, Mylab Statistics with Pearson eText for Intro Stats, 5th ed, 2019 (Pearson). ISBN: 978-0135960028

Lecture BBB (B21-B30)
Instructor —  Alex Liebrecht
Optional Text — De Veaux, Velleman, Bock, Intro Stats, 6th ed, 2022 (Pearson). 

STAT:1030 STATISTICS FOR BUSINESS (3 s.h.)
Lecture AAA (A01-A22)
Instructor — Matt Bognar
Text — None required

STAT:2010  STATISTICAL METHODS AND COMPUTING (3 s.h.)
Section 0001 (A11-A14)
Instructor — Erin Post
Required Text — ICON DIRECT, Moore, The Basic Practice of Statistics, 8th ed (Freeman).

STAT:2020  PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS FOR THE ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES (3 s.h.)
Lecture AAA (A11-A18) 
Instructor — Osnat Stramer
Required Text — Montgomery and Runger, Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, 7th ed, 2019 (Wiley- also available by eBook). ISBN: 978-1119585596

STAT:3101 INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS II (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — N.D. Shyamalkumar
Required Text — Wasserman, All of Statistics, https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-0-387-21736-9

STAT:3200  APPLIED LINEAR REGRESSION (3 s.h.) 

Section 0001
Instructor — Lan Luo
Optional Text—Fox, Applied Regression Analysis & Generalized Linear Models, 3nd ed (Sage).  

STAT:3210 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN & ANALYSIS (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Erning Li
Text — None required

STAT:3510 BIOSTATISTICS (3 s.h.)
Lecture AAA (A11-A16)
Instructor — Erning Li
Required Text — Icon Direct, An Introduction to Biostatistics, 3rd edition, by Thomas Glover and Kevin Mitchell, 2016, Waveland Press. ISBN: 978-1478627791

Lecture BBB (B21-B26)
Instructor — Joyee Ghosh
Required Text -- Principles of Biostatistics, 2nd edition, by Marcello Pagano and Kimberlee Gauvreau, 2017, CRC Press

STAT:4101 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS II (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Lan Luo
Required Text — Hogg, McKean & Craig, Introduction to Mathematical Statistics, 8th ed (Pearson- also available by eBook). ISBN: 978-0134686998

STAT:4561 STATISTICS FOR RISK MODELING II  (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Ambrose Lo
Text — None required

Section 0001
Instructor — Luke Tierney
Recommended Texts: Healy, Data Visualization: A Practical Introduction, 2018 (Princeton University Press). ISBN: 978-0691181615

Murrell, Introduction to Data Technologies, 2009 (Chapman & Hall/CRC Computer Science & Data Analysis). ISBN: 978-1420065176

Wickham and Grolemund, R for Data Science, 2017 (O’Reilly Media). ISBN: 978-1491910399

Wilke, Fundamentals of Data Visualization, 2019 (O’Reilly Media). ISBN: 978-1492031086

STAT:5101  STATISTICAL INFERENCE II (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Kung-Sik Chan
Required Text —  Casella & Berger, Statistical Inference, 2nd ed (Cengage Learning). ISBN: 978-0357753132

STAT:5120  MATHEMATICAL METHODS FOR STATISTICS (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Elias Shiu
Required Text —  Rudin, Principles of Mathematical Analysis, 3rd ed, (McGraw Hill). ISBN: 978-0070856134

STAT:5201 APPLIED STATISTICS II (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Dale Zimmerman
Required Text — Design and Analysis of Experiments, 2nd ed., by Angela Dean, Daniel Voss, and Danel Draguljic, published by Springer.

STAT:6200 STATISTICAL CONSULTING (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Aixin Tan
Text — No book is required.

STAT:6560 APPLIED TIME SERIES ANALYSIS (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Osnat Stramer
Required Text — Cryer and Chan, Time Series Analysis with Applications in R, 2nd ed (Springer Verlag). ISBN: 978-0387759586

STAT:6990  READINGS IN STATISTICS (arr. s.h.)

STAT:7190  SEMINAR: MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS (arr. s.h.)

STAT:7290  SEMINAR: APPLIED STATISTICS (arr. s.h.)

STAT:7390  SEMINAR: PROBABILITY (arr. s.h.)

STAT:7400 COMPUTER INTENSIVE STATISTICS (3 s.h.)
Section 0001
Instructor — Luke Tierney
Recommended Texts — Givens and Hoeting, Computational Statistics, 2nd ed, 2012 (Wiley). ISBN: 978-0470533314

Matloff, The Art of R Programming: A Tour of Statistical Software Design, 2011 (No Starch Press). ISBN: 978-1593273842

Monahan, Numerical Methods of Statistics, 2nd ed, 2011 (Cambridge University Press). ISBN: 978-0521191586

STAT:7990  READING RESEARCH (arr. s.h.) Text — No book is required.