Key Facts

Lecture Location and Schedule

Location online
Times scheduled lecture slides, videos, … weekly
Office hours scheduled see below

Instructional Staff

Title Name Email Office Hours
Instructor Dirk Eddelbuettel online via blackboard Wed 6:30pm-7:30pm
Course Assistant Alton Barbehenn Illini Hall 104 Mon + Fri 11am-noon


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

  • STAT 420: Methods of Applied Statistics
  • Ability to collaborate in a group project
    • Listen, provide constructive dialog, contribute work
  • Motivation
  • Some basic computer skills; a prior programming class is not required but possibly helpful.