Shuva Gupta

Shuva Gupta
  • Lecturer in Statistics

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    445 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
    3730 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: Theory and Methods: Penalized methods in high dimensional data analysis, variable selection, nonparametric statistics.
Application: Statistical analysis of genomic and toxicology data.

Teaching

Current Courses

  • STAT101 - Intro Business Stat

    Data summaries and descriptive statistics; introduction to a statistical computer package; Probability: distributions, expectation, variance, covariance, portfolios, central limit theorem; statistical inference of univariate data; Statistical inference for bivariate data: inference for intrinsically linear simple regression models. This course will have a business focus, but is not inappropriate for students in the college. This course may be taken concurrently with the prerequisite with instructor permission.

    STAT101001

    STAT101002

    STAT101003

Past Courses

  • STAT101 - INTRO BUSINESS STAT

    Data summaries and descriptive statistics; introduction to a statistical computer package; Probability: distributions, expectation, variance, covariance, portfolios, central limit theorem; statistical inference of univariate data; Statistical inference for bivariate data: inference for intrinsically linear simple regression models. This course will have a business focus, but is not inappropriate for students in the college. This course may be taken concurrently with the prerequisite with instructor permission.

  • STAT430 - PROBABILITY

    Discrete and continuous sample spaces and probability; random variables, distributions, independence; expectation and generating functions; Markov chains and recurrence theory.

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