Instructor: Dr. Adam TIMAR
Freedman, D. A. (2009): Statistical Models: Theory and Practice, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, revised edition, with a foreword by David Collier, Jasjeet Singh Sekhon and Philip B. Stark.

Prerequisite: Introductory linear algebra and probability theory. Depending on the background of the students we may go through the background material that we need.

Course description
Statistics is one of the most important areas of applied mathematics, which is widely used and misused. This class will provide an introduction to some of the basic techniques, with a special emphasis on examples.