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  • Project 2 checkpoint is due Friday 10/20, 11:59pm.
  • We have conceptual office hours on Monday 1-2pm, Monday 4-5pm, Tuesday 3-4pm. These are only for help with concepts, not homeworks/labs/projects.
  • Homework 5 is due Thursday 10/12
  • Homework 4 due Thursday 10/5
    • Complete it by Wednesday 10/4 for an early submission bonus point.
  • Lab this week is purely review; no need to submit or get checked off.
  • The midterm is on Friday 10/6 during the regular lecture time (10:10 to 11)
    • A seat assignment will be emailed to you on Thursday 10/5.
    • You may bring one two-sided hand-written sheet of notes that you create yourself.
    • We will provide scratch paper and the midterm study guide with your exam.
  • Homework 4 due Thursday 10/5
    • Complete it by Wednesday 10/4 for an early submission bonus point.
  • The midterm is on Friday 10/6 during the regular lecture time (10:10 to 11)
    • A seat assignment will be emailed to you on Thursday 10/5.
    • You may bring one two-sided hand-written sheet of notes that you create yourself.
    • We will provide scratch paper and the midterm study guide with your exam.
  • Project 1 Due Thursday 9/28 @ 11:59pm.
    • Complete it by Wednesday 9/27 for an early submission bonus point.
  • Need a special seat at the midterm? Fill out the seat request form by Friday at 11:59pm.
  • Project 1 Due Thursday 9/28 @ 11:59pm.
    • Complete it by Wednesday 9/27 for an early submission bonus point.
  • Project 1 Due Thursday 9/28 @ 11:59pm.
    • Checkpoint Due Friday 9/22 @ 11:59pm.
    • Lab on 9/20-9/22 will focus on the project; attendance is recommended but optional.
  • A few spaces remain in free small group mentoring.
  • Guerrilla section about tables on Sunday 9/24 1pm-3pm in Cory 540A/B.
  • Project 1 Due Thursday 9/28 @ 11:59pm.
    • Checkpoint Due Friday 9/22 @ 11:59pm.
    • Lab on 9/20-9/22 will focus on the project; attendance is recommended but optional.
  • A few spaces remain in free small group mentoring.
  • Project 1 Due Thursday 9/28 @ 11:59pm
    • Checkpoint Due Friday 9/22 @ 11:59pm
    • Lab on 9/20-9/22 will focus on the project; check-offs not recorded

  • Homework 03 is due Thursday 9/14 @ 11:59pm.
    • Complete it by Wednesday for an early submission bonus point.
  • No small-group tutoring on Thursday 9/14.
  • Homework 03 is due Thursday 9/14 @ 11:59pm.
    • Complete it by Wednesday for an early submission bonus point.
  • Homework 02 is due Thursday 9/7 @ 11:59pm.

  • Guerrilla section on Python fundamentals Wednesday 9/6 5pm-7pm in 458 Evans.

  • Small-group mentoring sections start this week.

  • Homework 02 is due Thursday 9/7 @ 11:59pm.

  • Small-group mentoring sections start next week.

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  • Office hours are now posted. You're welcome to drop by.
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  • 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 Demos, Slides, Video 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Fri 8/25 Cause and Effect Slides, Video Chapter 2
Homework 01 (Due Thu 8/31)
Mon 8/28 Tables Demos, Slides, Video Chapter 5
Wed 8/30 Expressions Demos, Slides, Video Chapters 3, 4
Fri 9/1 Building Tables Demos, Slides, Video 5.1, 5.2
Homework 02 (Due Thu 9/7)
Mon 9/4 Holiday: No Lecture
Wed 9/6 Census Demos, Slides, Video 5.3, 5.4
Fri 9/8 Charts Demos, Slides, Video 6, 6.1
Homework 03 (Due Thu 9/14)
Mon 9/11 Histograms Demos, Slides, Video 6.2, 6.3
Wed 9/13 Functions Demos, Slides, Video 7, 7.1
Fri 9/15 Groups Demos, Slides, Video 7.2, 7.3
(Checkpoint Fri 9/22; Due Thu 9/28)
Mon 9/18 Joins Demos, Slides, Video 7.4, 7.5
Wed 9/20 Table Examples Demos, Slides, Video 7.5
Lab: Project 1
Fri 9/22 Iteration Demos, Slides, Video 8, 8.1, 8.2
Mon 9/25 Chance Demos, Slides, Video 8.3, 8.4
Wed 9/27 Sampling Demos, Slides, Video 8.5, 9, 9.1
Fri 9/29 Statistics Demos, Slides, Video 9.2
Homework 04 (Due Thu 10/5)
Mon 10/2 Simulation Demos, Slides, Video 9.3
Wed 10/4 Chance Examples Demos, Slides, Video
Lab: Midterm Review
Fri 10/6 Midterm
Mon 10/9 Hypothesis Testing Demos, Slides, Video 10.2
Homework 05 (Due Thu 10/12)
Wed 10/11 Error Probabilities Slides, Video 10.3
Fri 10/13 Examples Demos, Slides, Video 10.4
(Checkpoint Fri 10/20; Due Thu 10/26)
Mon 10/16 Comparing Samples Demos, Slides, Video 16, 16.1, 16.2, 16.3
Wed 10/18 Confidence Intervals Demos, Slides 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