Announcements

  • Welcome to the start of the semester! Please sign up for Piazza. We'll use it to answer questions, post announcements, and more.

  • You can sign up for lab sections starting Friday, August 18th, at 11:00am. First come, first served. Instructions are posted on Piazza.

Calendar

Instructors: John DeNero, David Wagner

Lecture: MWF 10-11 in 150 Wheeler

Date Topic Lecture Reading Assignment
Wed 8/23 Introduction 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Lab 01: Expressions
Fri 8/25 Cause and Effect Chapter 2
Homework 01 (Due Thu 8/31)
Mon 8/28 Tables Chapter 5
Wed 8/30 Expressions Chapters 3, 4
Lab 02: Types & Sequences
Fri 9/1 Building Tables 5.1, 5.2
Homework 02 (Due Thu 9/7)
Mon 9/4 Holiday: No Lecture
Wed 9/6 Census 5.3, 5.4
Lab 03: Arrays & Tables
Fri 9/8 Charts 6, 6.1
Homework 03 (Due Thu 9/14)
Mon 9/11 Histograms 6.2, 6.3
Wed 9/13 Functions 7, 7.1
Lab 04: Histograms & Functions
Fri 9/15 Groups 7.2, 7.3
Project 1: World Progress
(Checkpoint Fri 9/22; Due Thu 9/28)
Mon 9/18 Joins 7.4, 7.5
Wed 9/20 Examples 7.5
Lab: Project 1
Fri 9/22 Iteration 8, 8.1, 8.2
Mon 9/25 Chance 8.3, 8.4
Wed 9/27 Sampling 8.5, 9, 9.1
Lab 05: Randomization
Fri 9/29 Statistics 9.2
Homework 04 (Due Tue 10/3)
Mon 10/2 Simulation 9.3
Wed 10/4 Examples
Lab: Midterm Review
Fri 10/6 Midterm
Mon 10/9 Hypothesis Testing 10.2
Homework 05 (Due Thu 10/12)
Wed 10/11 Error Probabilities 10.3
Lab 06: Statistics & Samples
Fri 10/13 Test Design 10.4
Project 2: Crime & Punishment
(Checkpoint Fri 10/20; Due Thu 10/26)
Mon 10/16 Comparing Samples 16, 16.1, 16.2, 16.3
Wed 10/18 Confidence Intervals 11, 11.1, 11.2
Lab: Project 2
Fri 10/20 Interpreting Confidence 11.3, 11.4
Mon 10/23 Center and Spread 12, 12.1, 12.2
Wed 10/25 The Normal Distribution 12.3, 12.4
Lab 07: The Bootstrap
Fri 10/27 Sample Means 12.5
Homework 06 (Due Thu 11/2)
Mon 10/30 Designing Experiments 12.6
Wed 11/1 Correlation 13, 13.1
Lab 08: Regression
Fri 11/3 Linear Regression 13.2
Homework 07 (Due Thu 11/9)
Mon 11/6 Least Squares 13.3, 13.4
Wed 11/8 Residuals 13.5, 13.6
Lab 09: Regression Inference
Homework 08 (Due Thu 11/16)
Fri 11/10 Holiday: No Lecture
Mon 11/13 Regression Inference Chapter 14
Wed 11/15 Classification 15, 15.1, 15.2, 15.3
Lab: Project 3
Project 3: Classifying Music
(Checkpoint Tue 11/21; Due Thu 11/30)
Fri 11/17 Classifiers 15.4, 15.5
Mon 11/20 Decisions Chapter 17
Wed 11/22 Holiday: No Lecture
Fri 11/24 Holiday: No Lecture
Mon 11/27 Privacy
Project 4: Independent Exploration
(Due Tue 12/5)
Wed 11/29 Case Studies
Lab 10: Decisions
Fri 12/1 Case Studies