## STAT 94

Foundations of Data Science
Fall 2015

Principal Instructor:
Co-Instructors:
John DeNero
Michael I. Jordan
Tapan Parikh
David Wagner

## Calendar

1 Wed 8/26 Why Data Science?
(Video, Slides)
Lab 1: Python and Jupyter Chapter 1: Why Data Science
Fri 8/28 Causality and Experiments
(Video, Slides)
Homework 1 (due Wed 9/2) (Solutions) Chapter 1: Causality And Experiments
2 Mon 8/31 Expressions
(Video, Slides)
Chapter 1: Expressions
Wed 9/2 Sequences
(Video, Slides)
Lab 2: Sequences Chapter 1: Expressions
Fri 9/4 Tables
(Video, Slides)
Homework 2 (due Wed 9/9) (Solutions) Chapter 1: Tables
3 Mon 9/7 No Lecture: Labor Day
Wed 9/9 Visualizations
(Video, Slides)
Lab 3: Tables Chapter 2: Visualizations
Fri 9/11 Bar Charts and Histograms
(Video, Slides)
Homework 3 (due Wed 9/16) (Solutions) Chapter 2: Bar Charts And Histograms
4 Mon 9/14 Functions
(Video, Slides)
Chapter 2: Functions
Wed 9/16 Sampling
(Video, Slides)
Lab 4: Histograms Chapter 2: Sampling
Fri 9/18 Explorations: Privacy
(Video, Slides)
Homework 4 (due Wed 9/23) (Solutions) Chapter 2: Explorations Privacy
5 Mon 9/21 Iteration
(Video, Slides)
Chapter 3: Iteration
Chapter 2: Appendix Statements
Wed 9/23 Distributions I
(Video, Slides)
Lab 5: Sampling Chapter 3: Distributions
Fri 9/25 Distributions II
(Video, Slides)
Homework 5 (due Wed 9/30) (Solutions) Chapter 3: Distributions
6 Mon 9/28 Total Variation Distance
(Video, Slides)
Chapter 3: Total Variation Distance
Wed 9/30 Hypothesis Testing
(Video, Slides)
Lab 6: Distributions Chapter 3: Are The Panels Representative Of The Population?
Fri 10/2 Permutation Tests I
(Video, Slides)
Homework 6 (due Wed 10/7) (Solutions) Chapter 3: Comparing Two Groups
7 Mon 10/5 Permutation Tests II
(Video, Slides)
Chapter 3: Comparing Two Groups
Wed 10/7 Statistics
(Video, Slides)
Lab 7: Project 1 Part 1
Project 1 (due Mon 11/2)
Chapter 3: Further Generalization: New Test Statistics
(Video, Slides)
Homework 7 (due Wed 10/14) (Solutions) Chapter 3: The Probability Distribution Of A Sample Mean
8 Mon 10/12 Bell Curves
(Video, Slides)
Chapter 3: The Normal Distribution
Wed 10/14 Central Limit Theorem
(Video, Slides)
Lab 8: Project 1 Part 2 Chapter 3: Approximately Normal Probability Histograms
Fri 10/16 Review
(Video, Slides)
9 Mon 10/19 No Lecture: Midterm
Wed 10/21 Confidence Intervals
(Video, Slides)
Lab 9: Project 1 Part 2 (again) Chapter 3: Inference About The Mean Of An Unknown Population
Fri 10/23 Explorations: Art and Esthetics
(Video, Slides)
Homework 8 (due Wed 10/28) (Solutions) Design and Redesign in Data Visualization
10 Mon 10/26 The Bootstrap
(Video, Slides)
Chapter 3: The Bootstrap
Wed 10/28 A/B Testing
(Video, Slides)
Lab 10: Cumulative Distribution Functions Chapter 3: Using The Bootstrap Method To Test Hypotheses
Fri 10/30 Correlation
(Video, Slides)
Homework 9 (due Wed 11/4) (Solutions) Chapter 4: Correlation
11 Mon 11/2 Regression
(Video, Slides)
Chapter 4: Regression
Wed 11/4 Regression Inference
(Video, Slides)
Lab 11: Bootstrap and Regression Chapter 4: Bootstrap For Regression
Fri 11/6 Causality
(Video, Slides)
Homework 10 (due Fri 11/13) (Solutions)
12 Mon 11/9 Classification
(Video, Slides)
Chapter 4: Classification
Wed 11/11 No Lecture: Veterans Day
Fri 11/13 Feature Selection
(Video, Slides)
Homework 11 (due Wed 11/18) (Solutions) Chapter 4: Building A Model
13 Mon 11/16 Classifying Song Lyrics
(Video, Slides)
Wed 11/18 Multiple Regression
(Video, Slides)
Lab 12: Project 2
Project 2 (due Fri 12/4)
Chapter 4: Multiple Regression
Fri 11/20 Collinearity
(Video, Slides)
Chapter 4: Correlated Predictors
14 Mon 11/23 Chance Models
(Video, Slides)
Tue 11/24 Homework 12 (due Wed 12/2) (Solutions)
Wed 11/25 No Lecture: Thanksgiving
Fri 11/27 No Lecture: Thanksgiving
15 Mon 11/30 Conditional Probability
(Video, Slides)
Wed 12/2 Bayes' Theorem
(Video, Slides)
Lab 13: Project 2 (again)
Fri 12/4 Conclusion
(Video, Slides)