# Week One: Foundations of Statistical Learning

This week we get a sense of the problems that statistical learning can tackle and establish a unified framework for the methodology.

## Monday

- Guess my age: human vs statistical learning
- Reading: p. 1-16
- PS 1: due Friday in class
**For next time**:

## Wednesday

- Estimating f
- Reading: p. 17 - 42
- Why
*square*the residual? Means, Medians, Modes: a Unifying Perspective **For next time**:

## Friday Lab

- Lab 1: Intro to R (bring your laptop!)