Announcements

  • No homework this week
  • Signups for tutoring sections open tonight at 6pm
  • Vitamins 23 and 24 are due Friday 10:59am PT
  • Midterm regrade requests are due Friday 11:59pm
  • You have lab this week
  • No homework this week
  • Discussion is optional this week
  • Vitamin 23 is now due Friday 10:59am PT
  • Midterm scores are out; mid-semester grade report will be released later this week.
  • Midterm tonight, Friday, 10/16 7-9pm PT.
  • We're giving you a short break after the midterm. Discussion section next week is optional; extension on vitamin 23 (for Monday's lecture), due Friday 10/23 at 10:59am; and no homework next week.
  • HW 7: due Thursday, 10/15 (submit Wed, 10/14 11:59pm PST for a bonus point).
  • Midterm: Friday, 10/16 7-9pm PT! More info and logistics here.
  • Check out the midterm prep guide and random functions guide! The prep guide has been updated with the midterm review video.
  • Try out the practice exam on examtool!
  • We are cancelling group office hours, due to lack of attendance. You can sign up on the regular office hour queue and select 'conceptual' as your topic, or attend Prof. Wagner's office hours (Wed noon-1pm).
  • Fill out the midterm catch-up session poll if you're interested in attending one of them.
  • HW 6: due Thursday, 10/08 (submit Wed, 10/07 11:59pm PST for a bonus point).
  • HW 7: will be released early on Wednesday!
  • Midterm: Friday, 10/16 7-9pm PT!
  • Vitamin 17: complete before Wednesday's lecture.
  • HW 6: due Thursday, 10/08 (submit Wed, 10/07 11:59pm PST for a bonus point).
  • HW 7: will be released early on Wednesday!
  • Midterm: Friday, 10/16 7-9pm PT!
  • Check out the random functions guide!
  • Vitamin 16: complete before Monday's lecture.
  • HW 5 extension: now due Saturday, 10/03 (submit Fri, 10/02 11:59pm PST for a bonus point).
  • Project 1 extension: now due Sunday, 10/04 (submit Sat, 10/03 11:59pm PST for a bonus point).
  • HW 6: due Thursday, 10/08 (submit Wed, 10/07 11:59pm PST for a bonus point).
  • Midterm: Friday, 10/16 7-9pm PT!
  • Check out this Understanding Code Guide on Piazza.
  • If you're running into blank submission errors on okpy, please check out this post.
  • We'll accept confessions of violations of the collaboration policy until Saturday; confessions will be handled more leniently.
  • Vitamin 15: complete before Friday's lecture.
  • HW 5: due tomorrow, 10/01 (submit tonight, 09/30 11:59pm PT for a bonus point).
  • Project 1: due Friday, 10/02 (submit Thurs, 10/01 11:59pm PT for a bonus point).
  • Midterm: Friday, 10/16 7-9pm PT!
  • Please watch this video on the Monty Hall problem!!
  • We are opening up a brief period for confessions of violations of the collaboration policy; confessions will be handled more leniently.
  • Vitamin 14: complete before Wednesday's lecture.
  • HW 5: due Thursday, 10/01 (submit Wed, 09/30 11:59pm PT for a bonus point).
  • Project 1: due Friday, 10/02 (submit Thurs, 10/01 11:59pm PT for a bonus point).
  • HW 4: due Saturday, 09/26 - submit Friday, 09/25 11:59pm PT for a bonus point!
  • Vitamin 10: complete before Monday's lecture.
  • Project 1: checkpoint due Friday, 09/25 - full project due Friday, 10/02.
  • Finish-up labs on Fridays are now cancelled. Please attend office hours instead.
  • Check out Piazza for a new guide on answering questions with Tables!
  • Midterm: October 16, 7-9pm PT - exclused conflict? Fill out this form ASAP!
  • HW 3: due tomorrow, 09/17 - submit tonight, 09/16 11:59pm PT for a bonus point!
  • Vitamin 9: complete before Friday's lecture
  • Tutoring sections are up - you can still sign up here!
  • Finish-up labs on Fridays are now cancelled. Please attend office hours instead.
  • Midterm: October 16, 7-9pm PT - exclused conflict? Fill out this form ASAP!
  • HW 3: due Thursday, 09/17 - submit Wednesday, 09/16 11:59pm PT for a bonus point!
  • Vitamin 8: complete before Wednesday's lecture
  • Tutoring sections are up - you can still sign up here!
  • HW 2 deadline has been extended and is now due Saturday, 9/12. Submit Friday, 9/11 for extra credit.
  • New supplemental videos page is out! It will be updated weekly.
  • Vitamin 6: complete before Friday's lecture
  • Tutoring sections are up - you can still sign up here!
  • Remember we also have group office hours M-Th at 1-2pm and 8-9pm! If you have conceptual questions or are confused about the course content, those are a great place to start.
  • New supplemental videos page is out
  • Vitamin 5: complete before Wednesday's lecture
  • HW 2 is due Thursday, 9/10. Submit Wednesday, 9/9 for extra credit.
  • Tutoring sections are up - start on Tuesday!
  • No lecture OR discussions on Monday. Attend Tuesday or Wednesday discussion instead.
  • Reminder: Please have the discussion worksheet open or printed before discussion!
  • Tutoring section sign ups will be released on Piazza tonight at 6pm PT.
  • Vitamin 4 is out - please complete before Friday's lecture.
  • HW 1 is due tomorrow (Thursday) night. Submit it tonight (Wednesday) for extra credit.
  • Welcome to Data 8! You can find our tentative course schedule below.
  • Enrolled students ONLY: You may sign up for discussions here and labs here. Please only sign up for 1 discussion and 1 lab. Discussions and labs will be recurring each week, so please make sure the time slot (day of the week and time) fits with your schedule for the rest of the semester. As a reminder, discussion attendance is required as a part of your course grade.
  • Welcome to Data 8! You can find our tentative course schedule below.
  • Links to sign up for lab and discussion times will be sent out next week.

Calendar

Instructors: David Wagner and Swupnil Sahai

Lecture: MWF 11am-12pm

Date Topic Vitamin Lecture Reading Discussion Assignment
Wed 08/26 Introduction Vitamin 01 Slides, Demos, Video 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Fri 08/28 Cause and Effect Vitamin 02 Slides, Video 2
Homework 01 (Due Thu 09/03)
Mon 08/31 Tables Vitamin 03 Slides, Demos, Video 3
Wed 09/02 Data Types Vitamin 04 Slides, Demos, Video 4, 5
Fri 09/04 Building Tables Vitamin 05 Slides, Demos, Video 6.1, 6.2
Homework 02 (Due Sat 09/12)
Mon 09/07 Holiday: No class
Wed 09/09 Census Vitamin 06 Slides, Demos, Video 6.3, 6.4
Fri 09/11 Charts Vitamin 07 Slides, Demos, Video 7, 7.1
Homework 03 (Due Thu 09/17)
Mon 09/14 Histograms Vitamin 08 Slides, Demos, Video 7.2, 7.3
Wed 09/16 Functions Vitamin 09 Slides, Demos, Video 8, 8.1
Fri 09/18 Groups Vitamin 10 Slides, Demos, Video 8.2, 8.3
Homework 04 (Due Sat 09/26)
(Checkpoint Fri 09/25; Due Sun 10/04)
Mon 09/21 Joins Vitamin 11 Slides, Demos, Video 8.4
Wed 09/23 Table Examples Vitamin 12 Slides, Demos, Video 8.5
Lab: Project 1
Fri 09/25 Iteration Vitamin 13 Slides, Demos, Video 9, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Homework 05 (Due Sat 10/03)
Mon 09/28 Chance Vitamin 14 Slides, Demos, Video 9.5, 18.1
Wed 09/30 Sampling Vitamin 15 Slides, Demos, Video 10, 10.1, 10.2
Fri 10/02 Models Vitamin 16 Slides, Demos, Video 10.3, 11.1
Homework 06 (Due Thu 10/08)
Mon 10/05 Comparing Distributions Vitamin 17 Slides, Demos, Video 11.1, 11.2
Wed 10/07 Decisions and Uncertainty Vitamin 18 Slides, Demos, Video 11.3
Homework 07 (Due Thu 10/15)
Fri 10/09 P-Values Vitamin 19 Slides, Demos, Video 11.4, 12.1, 12.2
Mon 10/12 A/B Testing Vitamin 20 Slides, Demos, Video 11.4, 12.1, 12.2
Wed 10/14 Examples Vitamin 21 Slides, Demos, Video 12.2
Lab: Midterm Review, Worksheet (Solutions)
Fri 10/16 Midterm Review Slides, Demos, Video
Midterm (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Mon 10/19 Causality Vitamin 23 Slides, Demos, Video 12.3
Wed 10/21 Confidence Intervals Vitamin 24 Slides, Demos, Video 13, 13.1, 13.2
Fri 10/23 Interpreting Confidence Vitamin 25 Slides, Demos, Video 13.3, 13.4
Homework 08 (Due Thu 10/29)
(Checkpoint 1 Fri 10/30; Checkpoint 2 Fri 11/06; Due Fri 11/13)
Mon 10/26 Center and Spread Vitamin 26 Slides, Demos 14, 14.1, 14.2
Worksheet 10 (Solutions)
Wed 10/28 The Normal Distribution Vitamin 27 14.3, 14.4
Lab: Project 2
Fri 10/30 Sample Means Vitamin 28 14.5
Homework 09 (Due Thu 11/05)
Mon 11/02 Designing Experiments Vitamin 29 14.6
Worksheet 11 (Solutions)
Wed 11/04 Correlation Vitamin 30 15, 15.1
Lab 08: Sample Means
Fri 11/06 Linear Regression Vitamin 31 15.2
Homework 10 (Due Thu 11/12)
Mon 11/09 Least Squares Vitamin 32 15.3, 15.4
Worksheet 12 (Solutions)
Lab 09: Regression
Wed 11/11 Holiday: No class
Fri 11/13 Residuals Vitamin 33 15.5, 15.6
Homework 11 (Due Thu 11/19)
Project 3: Classifying Movies
(Checkpoint Fri 11/20; Due Fri 12/04)
Mon 11/16 Regression Inference Vitamin 34 16
Worksheet 13 (Solutions)
Wed 11/18 Classification Vitamin 35 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3
Lab 10: Project 3
Fri 11/20 Classifiers Vitamin 36 17.4
Homework 12 (Due Thu 12/03)
Mon 11/23 Decisions Vitamin 37 18
Wed 11/25 Holiday: No class
Fri 11/27 Holiday: No class
Mon 11/30 Case Study: Health
Worksheet 14 (Solutions)
Wed 12/02 Privacy
Lab 11: Conditional Probability
Fri 12/04 Conclusion
Mon 12/07 Leads Review 1
Wed 12/09 Leads Review 2
Fri 12/11
Mon 12/14 Final Exam
Final (11:30 AM - 2:30 PM)