Announcements

  • Many office hours have changed location this week because of anticipated demand, so please check the location listed on the website before going.
  • Project 1 is released. Checkpoint is due Friday 9/21; project is due Friday 9/28. You may work with a partner from your lab.
  • To get credit for checkpoint for Project 1, finish the first 8 questions before the checkpoint date, 9/21, and submit the project! The submit cell is at the bottom of the project.
  • HW 4 is due Thurs, 9/20 at midnight. Get an extra credit point by submitting before Wed, 9/19, at midnight!
  • Lab this week will be Project 1 work time! There will be no standalone programming lab assignment this week.
  • I made a mistake in lecture on Monday; see here for explanation.
  • Tutoring sign-ups will be released Saturday noon. Tutoring will start next Monday.
  • Office hours today 10-12 are in a new location, Garbarini Lounge.
  • Some office hour locations have shifted; check our calendar.

  • If you are on the waitlist: either complete and submit labs by Wednesday 8:59am with all tests passing 100%; or complete your lab and go to office hours on Friday to get checked off.

  • Homework 1 is due next Thursday, 8/30, at 11:59pm. You will receive a bonus point if you finish it a day early.

  • Office hours will be held starting Monday. See our schedule.

  • Students on the waitlist, please attend an overflow lab on Sunday (or do lab 01 on your own).

  • Students on the waitlist, please attend overflow lecture on Sunday at 3pm in Pimental.

  • Welcome to the start of the semester! Please sign up for Piazza. We'll use it to answer questions, post announcements, and more.
  • Lecture is in Zellerbach Hall this week!
  • Lab starts this week, bring a laptop and get ready to learn!
  • Sign up for one of our connector courses.

Calendar

Instructors: Ramesh Sridharan and David Wagner

Lecture: MWF 9am-10am in 150 Wheeler

Date Topic Lecture Reading Assignment
Wed 8/22 Introduction Slides, Demos 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Fri 8/24 Cause and Effect Slides 2
Homework 01 (Due Thu 8/30)
Mon 8/27 Tables Slides, Demos, Video 3
Wed 8/29 Data Types Slides, Demos, Video 4, 5
Fri 8/31 Building Tables Slides, Demos, Video 6.1, 6.2
Homework 02 (Due Thu 9/6)
Mon 9/3 Holiday: No Lecture
Wed 9/5 Charts; Census Slides, Demos, Video 7, 7.1, 6.3, 6.4
Fri 9/7 Census Slides, Demos, Video 6.3, 6.4
Homework 03 (Due Thu 9/13)
Mon 9/10 Histograms Slides, Demos, Video 7.2, 7.3
Wed 9/12 Functions Slides, Demos, Video 8, 8.1
Fri 9/14 Groups Slides, Demos, Video 8.2, 8.3
Homework 04 (Due Thu 9/20)
(Checkpoint Fri 9/21; Due Fri 9/28)
Mon 9/17 Joins Slides, Demos, Video 8.4
Wed 9/19 Table Examples Slides, Demos, Video 8.5
Lab: Project 1
Fri 9/21 Iteration Slides, Demos, Video 9, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Homework 05 (Due Thu 9/27)
Mon 9/24 Chance Slides, Demos 9.4, 9.5
Wed 9/26 Sampling 10, 10.1, 10.2
Fri 9/28 Models 10.3
Mon 10/1 Comparing Distributions 11.1, 11.2
Wed 10/3 Decisions and Uncertainty 11.3
Lab 06: Assessing Models
Fri 10/5 A/B Testing 12.1, 12.2
Mon 10/8 Causality 12.3
Wed 10/10 Examples 12.2
Lab: Midterm Review
Fri 10/12 Examples and Midterm Review
Mon 10/15 Confidence intervals 13, 13.1, 13.2
Wed 10/17 Interpreting Confidence 13.3, 13.4
Lab 07: Bootstrap
Fri 10/19 Center and Spread 14, 14.1, 14.2
Project 2: Diet and Disease
(Checkpoint Fri 10/26; Due Thu 11/1)
Mon 10/22 The Normal Distribution 14.3, 14.4
Wed 10/24 Sample Means 14.5
Lab: Project 2
Fri 10/26 Designing Experiments 14.6
Mon 10/29 Correlation 15, 15.1
Wed 10/31 Linear Regression 15.2
Lab 08: Correlation
Fri 11/2 Least Squares 15.3, 15.4
Mon 11/5 Residuals 15.5, 15.6
Wed 11/7 Regression Inference 16
Lab 09: Regression
Fri 11/9 Classification 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3
Project 3: Classifying Movies
(Checkpoint Fri 11/16; Due Thu 11/29)
Mon 11/12 Holiday: No Lecture
Wed 11/14 Classifiers 17.4
Lab: Project 3
Fri 11/16 Decisions 17
Mon 11/19 Privacy
Wed 11/21 Holiday: No Lecture
Fri 11/23 Holiday: No Lecture
Mon 11/26 Case Studies
Wed 11/28 Review
Lab 10: Decisions
Fri 11/30 (tbd)