# EXST 7142/4142

- Week 1
- Class: Tuesday & Thursday at 1:30-2:50PM.
**We will have online classes until further notice.** - The syllabus for EXST7142 is here.
- The handouts can be purchased in LSU Barnes & Noble Bookstore. The address is 2 Union Square, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. The telephone number is (225) 578-51370.
- Tuesday: Introduction to bootstrapping (I).
- The datasets used in the bootstrapping examples are available here in R
- Thursday: Introduction to bootstrapping (II).
- Homework I is here. It is due 1/27 (Th).
- One of the reference books for this course is: Elements of Statistical Learning, 2nd Ed. 12th Print. Don't print the whole book!
- Another reference book for this course is: An Introduction to Statistical Learning with Applications in R, 1st Ed. 6th Print. Don't print the whole book too!
- Paper reading I: Statistical Modeling: The Two Cultures, Leo Breiman,
*Statistical Science*. Volume 16, Issue 3 (2001), 199-231.

- Class: Tuesday & Thursday at 1:30-2:50PM.
- Week 2
- Tuesday: Introduction to bootstrapping (III). Model performance assessment.
- The stock return example is here. The S&P stock dataset is here
- The simulation example for model assessment is here.
- Thursday: Resampling methods in spatial-related problems.
- The sample code for spatial examples is here.
- Least Angle Regression, B. Efron, T. Hastie, I. Johnstone, and R. Tibshirani,
*Annals of Statistics*(2004), Vol. 32, No. 2, 407-451. Will be discussed in next week. - Elastic net, Zou and Hastie,
*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series B (Methodological)*, Vol. 67, (2005), pp. 301-320. Will be discussed in next week. - Fused lasso, Tibshirani and et al.,
*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series B (Methodological)*, Vol. 67, (2005), pp. 91-108. Will be discussed in next week.