Date: Tue, 14 Jan 1997 11:35:45 -0800
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From: Trevor Hastie <trevor@STAT.STANFORD.EDU>
Subject: Modern Regression and Classification - Hawaii
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************* 1997 Course Announcement *********
MODERN REGRESSION AND CLASSIFICATION
Waikiki, Hawaii: February 17-18, 1997
A two-day course on widely applicable statistical methods for
modeling and prediction, featuring
Professor Trevor Hastie and Professor Robert Tibshirani
Stanford University University of Toronto
This course was offered and enthusiastically attended at five
different locations in the USA in 1996.
This two day course covers modern tools for statistical prediction and
classification. We start from square one, with a review of linear
techniques for regression and classification, and then take attendees
through a tour of:
o Flexible regression techniques
o Classification and regression trees
o Neural networks
o Projection pursuit regression
o Nearest Neighbor methods
o Learning vector quantization
o Bootstrap and cross-validation
We will also illustrate software tools for implementing the methods.
Our objective is to provide attendees with the background and
knowledge necessary to apply these modern tools to solve their own
real-world problems. The course is geared for:
o Financial analysts
o Industrial managers
o Medical and Quantitative researchers
o others interested in prediction and classification
Attendees should have an undergraduate degree in a quantitative
field, or have knowledge and experience working in such a field.
PRICE: $750 per attendee if received by January 15, 1997. Full time
registered students receive a 40% discount. Attendance is limited to
the first 60 applicants, so sign up soon! These courses fill up
TO REGISTER: Fill in and return the form appended.
For more details on the course and the instructors:
o point your web browser to:
OR send a request by
o FAX to Prof. T. Hastie at (415) 326-0854, OR
o email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Please print, and fill in the hard copy to return by mail or FAX
Modern Regression and Classification
Monday, February 17 and Tuesday, February 18, 1997.
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii.
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Fee payment can be made by MONEY ORDER , PERSONAL CHECK, or CREDIT CARD
(Mastercard or Visa.) For checks and money orders: all amounts are given in
US dollar figures. Make fee payable to Prof. T. Hastie. Mail it, together
with this completed Registration Form to:
Prof. T. Hastie
538 Campus Drive
For payment by credit card, include credit card details above, and mail to
above address, or else FAX form to 415-326-0854
For further information, contact:
Tel. or FAX: 415-326-0854
Standard Registration: U.S. $750 ($950 after Jan 25, 1997)
Student Registration: U.S. $450 ($530 after Jan 25, 1997)
Student registrations - include copy of student ID.
- Cancellation policy: No fee if cancellation before Jan 25, 1997.
- Cancellation fee after January 25 but before Feb 12, 1997: $100.
- Refund at discretion of organizers if cancellation after Feb 12, 1997.
- Registration fee includes course materials, coffee breaks, and lunches
- On-site Registration is possible if course is not fully booked, at late