Instructor: Sungkyu Jung

- e-mail address: sungkyu (at) pitt.edu
- Office: CL 2734
- Phone: 412-624-9033
- Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 4 – 4:30 or by appointments

Grader: Ms. Qiyao Wang

- email: QIW31 (at) pitt.edu

- Homework 1, data file, due Thursday January 22, 2015. solution
- Homework 2, due Thursday Feb. 5, 2015. (Problem 2 revised on 2/3/2015, Problem 5 revised on 2/5/2015.) solution
- Homework 3, data files: homeless_smalldata.csv pendigit3.txt pendigit8.txt, due Feb 24, 2015. solution
- Practice Midterm (Revised on 2/24), PCA_Olympic.R
- Homework 4, data files pendigit3.txt pendigit8.txt due Mar 24, 2015. solution
- Homework 5, data files 24psychtests.csv due Apr 9, 2015. solution
- Final Project guidelines
- Proposal due: Thursday, March 26
- Paper due: Thursday, April 16
- Class canceled on Thursday, April 2.

- Multivariate Data Exploration, Slides, Reading: HS Ch. 1, Izenman Ch. 4
- Matrix algebra review, notes, Reading: HS Ch. 2, Izenman Sec. 3.2
- Multivariate normal distribution, notes, Reading: HS Ch. 4-5, Izenman Sec. 3.3
- MVN.R
- Bivariate_Normal.txt (lines of Matlab codes, used to generate Figure 1)
- The Wishart distribution, notes, Reading: HS Ch. 4-5, Izenman Sec. 3.4
- Inference for MVN, notes, Reading: HS Ch. 6-7, Izenman Sec. 3.5
- Linear Dimension Reduction: PCA and CCA, slides, Reading: HS Ch. 9-10, 15, Izenman Ch 7
- Classification, slides, Reading: HS Ch. 13, Izenman 8
- Latent Variable Models - Factor Analysis, slides, Reading: HS Ch. 11, Izenman 15.4
- Clustering, slides, Reading: HS Ch. 12, Izenman 12
- Multidimensional Scaling, slides, Reading: HS 16, Izenman 13
- Classification and Regression Trees, slides, Reading: HS 19.5, Izenman 9

- SAS is available on the PCs at all campus computing labs, such as Cathedral, Posvar, Forbes Quad and Benedum. If in addition you would like to have SAS on your PC, Pitt's Software Download Service offers SAS for free. SAS can only be installed on Windows or Unix environments (No Mac OS).
- R is a free, open-source software package/programming language for statistical computing, and is available on the PCs at all campus computing labs, such as Cathedral, Posvar, Forbes Quad and Benedum. If in addition you would like to have R on your PC/Mac/Unix, it can be downloaded for free at http://www.r-project.org/
- Matlab is available on the PCs at all campus computing labs, such as Cathedral, Posvar, Forbes Quad and Benedum. If in addition you would like to have Matlab on your PC, Pitt's Software Download Service offers it for free.

Hardle and Simar (2012) and Izenman (2008). You can either download the books as .pdf files or buy MyCopy Softcover Editions from Springer Link (at link.springer.com). Each costs about $25.

- Johnson, Richard Arnold, and Dean W. Wichern. 2007. Applied multivariate statistical analysis. Upper Saddle River, N.J: Pearson Prentice Hall.
- Hardle, Wolfgan g, and Leopold Simar. 2012. Applied multivariate statistical analysis. Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg (Also visit here for sample codes)

- Izenman, Alan Julian. 2008. Modern multivariate statistical techniques: Regression, classification, and manifold learning. New York: Springer New York.
- Hastie, Trevor, Robert Tibshirani, and J. H. Friedman. 2009.The elements of statistical learning: Data mining, inference, and prediction. New York, NY: Springer New York.

- Anderson, T. W. 2003. An introduction to multivariate statistical analysis. Hoboken, N.J: Wiley-Interscience.
- Muirhead, Robb J. 1982. Aspects of multivariate statistical theory. New York: Wiley.

- Everitt, Brian, and Torsten Hothorn. 2011. An introduction to applied multivariate analysis with R. New York: Springer.
- Khattree, Ravindra, and Dayanand N. Naik. 1999. Applied multivariate statistics with SAS software. Cary, NC: SAS Institute.
- Khattree, Ravindra, and Dayanand N. Naik. 2000. Multivariate Data Reduction and Discrimination with SAS Software. Cary, NC: SAS Institute.
- Check out the course webpage for Statistical Packages for an extensive list of resources on R and SAS.

- Homework 55%
- Midterm exam 25% - Thursday, February 26
- Final project 20%
- Lecture attendance and participation 5%

Students in this course will be expected to comply with the University of Pittsburgh's Policy on Academic Integrity. Any student suspected of violating this obligation for any reason during the semester will be required to participate in the procedural process, initiated at the instructor level, as outlined in the University Guidelines on Academic Integrity. This may include, but is not limited to, the confiscation of the examination of any individual suspected of violating University Policy. Furthermore, no student may bring any unauthorized materials to an exam, including dictionaries and programmable calculators.

Disability Services

If you have a disability for which you are or may be requesting an accommodation, you are encouraged to contact both your instructor and Disability Resources and Services (DRS), 140 William Pitt Union, (412) 648-7890, drsrecep@pitt.edu, (412) 228-5347 for P3 ASL users, as early as possible in the term. DRS will verify your disability and determine reasonable accommodations for this course.

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