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Calendar

Instructors: Ramesh Sridharan and Swupnil Sahai

Lecture: MWF 11am-12pm in 150 Wheeler

Date Topic Lecture Reading Assignment
Wed 08/28 Introduction Slides, Demos 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Fri 08/30 Cause and Effect Slides 2
Homework 01 (Due Thu 09/05)
Mon 09/02 Holiday: No class
Wed 09/04 Tables Slides, Demos, Video 3
Fri 09/06 Data Types Slides, Demos, Video 4, 5
Homework 02 (Due Thu 09/12)
Mon 09/09 Building Tables Slides, Demos, Video 6.1, 6.2
Wed 09/11 Census Slides, Demos, Video 6.3, 6.4
Fri 09/13 Charts Slides, Demos, Video 7, 7.1
Homework 03 (Due Thu 09/19)
Mon 09/16 Histograms Slides, Demos, Video 7.2, 7.3
Wed 09/18 Functions Slides, Demos, Video 8, 8.1
Fri 09/20 Groups 8.2, 8.3
Homework 04 (Due Thu 09/26)
Project 1: World Progress
(Checkpoint Fri 09/27; Due Fri 10/04)
Mon 09/23 Joins 8.4
Wed 09/25 Tables Review 8.5
Lab: Project 1
Fri 09/27 Iteration 9, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Homework 05 (Due Thu 10/03)
Mon 09/30 Chance 9.5, 18.1
Wed 10/02 Sampling 10, 10.1, 10.2
Lab 05: Sampling
Fri 10/04 Models 10.3, 11.1
Homework 06 (Due Thu 10/10)
Mon 10/07 Comparing Distributions 11.1, 11.2
Wed 10/09 Decisions and Uncertainty 11.3
Lab 06: Comparing Models
Fri 10/11 A/B Testing 11.4, 12.1, 12.2
Homework 07 (Due Thu 10/17)
Mon 10/14 Causality 12.3
Wed 10/16 Examples 12.2
Lab: Midterm Review
Fri 10/18 Midterm Review
Midterm (7-9 PM)
Mon 10/21 Confidence Intervals 13, 13.1, 13.2
Wed 10/23 Interpreting Confidence 13.3, 13.4
Lab 07: The Bootstrap
Fri 10/25 Center and Spread 14, 14.1, 14.2
Homework 08 (Due Thu 10/31)
Project 2: Diet and Disease
(Checkpoint Fri 11/01; Due Fri 11/08)
Mon 10/28 The Normal Distribution 14.3, 14.4
Wed 10/30 Sample Means 14.5
Lab: Project 2
Fri 11/01 Designing Experiments 14.6
Homework 09 (Due Thu 11/07)
Mon 11/04 Correlation 15, 15.1
Wed 11/06 Linear Regression 15.2
Lab 08: Sample Means
Fri 11/08 Least Squares 15.3, 15.4
Homework 10 (Due Thu 11/14)
Mon 11/11 Holiday: No class
Wed 11/13 Residuals 15.5, 15.6
Lab 09: Correlation
Fri 11/15 Regression Inference 16
Homework 11 (Due Thu 11/21)
Project 3: Classifying Movies
(Checkpoint Fri 11/29; Due Fri 12/06)
Mon 11/18 Privacy
Wed 11/20 Classification 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3
Lab: Project 3
Fri 11/22 Classifiers 17.4
Homework 12 (Due Thu 11/28)
Mon 11/25 Decisions 18
Wed 11/27 Holiday: No class
Fri 11/29 Holiday: No class
Mon 12/02 Case Study: Health
Wed 12/04 Case Study: Education
Lab 10: Regression
Fri 12/06 Conclusion
Mon 12/09 Leads Review 1
Wed 12/11 Leads Review 2
Fri 12/13 Dead Week (No Lecture)
Mon 12/16 Final Exam
Final (11:30 AM - 2:30 PM)