Announcements

  • 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 Fri 10/02)
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 9, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Homework 05 (Due Thu 10/01)
Mon 09/28 Chance Vitamin 14 9.5, 18.1
Worksheet 06 (Solutions)
Wed 09/30 Sampling Vitamin 15 10, 10.1, 10.2
Lab 05: Conditional Statements, Iteration, Tables
Fri 10/02 Models Vitamin 16 10.3, 11.1
Homework 06 (Due Thu 10/08)
Mon 10/05 Comparing Distributions Vitamin 17 11.1, 11.2
Worksheet 07 (Solutions)
Wed 10/07 Decisions and Uncertainty Vitamin 18 11.3
Lab 06: Assessing Models
Fri 10/09 A/B Testing Vitamin 19 11.4, 12.1, 12.2
Homework 07 (Due Thu 10/15)
Mon 10/12 Causality Vitamin 20 12.3
Worksheet 08 (Solutions)
Wed 10/14 Examples Vitamin 21 12.2
Lab: Midterm Review
Fri 10/16 Midterm Review
Midterm (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Mon 10/19 Confidence Intervals Vitamin 23 13, 13.1, 13.2
Worksheet 09 (Solutions)
Wed 10/21 Interpreting Confidence Vitamin 24 13.3, 13.4
Lab 07: Bootstrap
Fri 10/23 Center and Spread Vitamin 25 14, 14.1, 14.2
Homework 08 (Due Thu 10/29)
Project 2: Cardiovascular Disease
(Checkpoint 1 Fri 10/30; Checkpoint 2 Fri 11/06; Due Fri 11/13)
Mon 10/26 The Normal Distribution Vitamin 26 14.3, 14.4
Worksheet 10 (Solutions)
Wed 10/28 Sample Means Vitamin 27 14.5
Lab: Project 2
Fri 10/30 Designing Experiments Vitamin 28 14.6
Homework 09 (Due Thu 11/05)
Mon 11/02 Correlation Vitamin 29 15, 15.1
Worksheet 11 (Solutions)
Wed 11/04 Linear Regression Vitamin 30 15.2
Lab 08: Sample Means
Fri 11/06 Least Squares Vitamin 31 15.3, 15.4
Homework 10 (Due Thu 11/12)
Mon 11/09 Residuals Vitamin 32 15.5, 15.6
Worksheet 12 (Solutions)
Lab 09: Regression
Wed 11/11 Holiday: No class
Fri 11/13 Regression Inference Vitamin 33 16
Homework 11 (Due Thu 11/19)
Project 3: Classifying Movies
(Checkpoint Fri 11/20; Due Fri 12/04)
Mon 11/16 Privacy Vitamin 34
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 Case Study: Education
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)