Overview and Key Facts

Lecture Location and Schedule

What When Note
Location online
Times no fixed times, weekly schedule aiming for Monday availability lecture slides, videos, … weekly
Office hours scheduled see below

Instructional Staff

Title Name Office Hours
Instructor Dirk Eddelbuettel Online/Zoom Mon 7pm - 8pm
TA Alton Barbehenn Online/Zoom Tue 2pm - 3pm
Online/Zoom Wed 2pm - 3pm
TA Rofi Islam Online/Zoom Tue 10am - 11am
Online/Zoom Wed 10am - 11am


Prior to taking this course, students should have acquired the following knowledge:

  • A rigorous Statistics course; the general requirement is STAT 410.
  • Ability to collaborate in a group project: listen, provide constructive dialog, contribute work
  • Motivation for participation in an online class: readings, exercises, … are a key component
  • Some basic computer skills; prior programming knowledge is not required but possibly helpful.