Announcements

  • HW4 is due 9/23 (turn in by 9/22 for 5 bonus points)
  • Project 1 released today. Work on it in lab next week. Checkpoint due 9/24, entire project due 10/1. You can work with with up to one partner from your own lab section.
  • Information midterm logistics will be released later today. We will also release a mandatory form on midterm attendance.
  • HW 3 is due Thursday, 9/16. Submit by Wednesday for 5 bonus points.
  • Starting Wednesday 9/15 there will be a new link for lectures
  • The alternate final exam will be Monday, 12/13, 11am-2pm. See here if this is an issue for you.
  • HW 3 is due Thursday, 9/16. Submit by Wednesday for 5 bonus points.
  • Midterm information will be posted on Ed by the end of this week.
  • Starting Wednesday 9/15 there will be a new link for lectures. Link will be posted on Ed today.
  • Starting next week, you will have to log in with your berkeley.edu account to access the OH queue. Instructions will be posted on Ed.
  • HW 3 is being released today and due Thursday, 9/16. Submit by Wednesday for 5 bonus points.
  • HW 1 and Lab 2 solutions have been released. Check Ed post #193 for how to view solutions.
  • Starting next week, you will have to log in with your berkeley.edu account to access the OH queue. Instructions will be posted on Ed.
  • HW 2 is due Thursday, 9/9. Submit by tonight for 5 bonus points.
  • HW 1 and Lab 2 solutions have been released. Check Ed post #193 for how to view solutions.
  • Regrade requests for Lab 1 are due tonight!
  • Instructor office hours: Prof. Adhikari: after lecture, Memorial Glade. Prof. Wagner: Tuesdays 11am-noon, Bechtel Terrace.
  • Sign up for tutoring sections!
  • Lab 1 score released later today. Regrades due by next Wednesday, 9/8.
  • HW 2 is due Thursday, 9/9. Submit Wednesday, 9/8 for 5 bonus points.
  • Instructor office hours: Prof. Adhikari: after lecture, Memorial Glade. Prof. Wagner: Tuesdays 11am-noon, Bechtel Terrace.
  • Sharing code or pictures of code with others is not ok -- not even "what am I doing wrong?". Ask these questions in a private question on Ed or in office hours.
  • Tutoring section sign ups are out! Sign up here.
  • If you got off the waitlist and need a lab section assignment, follow the directions in this Ed post.
  • Homework 1 is due this Thursday, 9/2 at 11:59pm or Wednesday for 5 bonus points.
  • OH began today! You may find OH times and locations here.
  • Check out our staff-created Data 8 Resources Walkthrough Videos to learn how to navigate the website, Datahub, Zoom, etc.
  • Official small group tutoring will be released tomorrow on Ed.
  • Take care of yourselves!!!
  • Homework 1 is being released today! Due next Thursday, 9/2 at 11:59pm or next Wednesday for 5 bonus points.
  • Check out our staff-created Data 8 Resources Walkthrough Videos to learn how to navigate the website, Datahub, Zoom, etc.
  • Official small group tutoring will be released sometime next week on Ed. Keep an eye out!
  • Take care of yourselves! Stay hydrated and get lots of rest!!
  • Welcome to Data 8! You can find our tentative course schedule below.
  • Check that you are enrolled in Data 8's Ed page! Check Ed daily for all course announcements.
  • Please sign up for your lab section preferences here by Friday, 8/20 at 11:59pm PT.

Calendar

Instructors: David Wagner and Ani Adhikari

Lecture: MWF 10am-11am

Week Lecture Number Date Topic Lecture Reading Lab Worksheets Assignment
Week 1 1 Wed 08/25 Introduction Slides, Demos, Video 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
2 Fri 08/27 Cause and Effect Slides, Video 2
Homework 01 (Due Thu 09/02)
Week 2 3 Mon 08/30 Tables Slides, Demos, Video 3
4 Wed 09/01 Data Types Slides, Demos, Video 4, 5
5 Fri 09/03 Building Tables Slides, Demos, Video 6.1, 6.2
Homework 02 (Due Thu 09/09)
Week 3 0 Mon 09/06 Holiday: No class
6 Wed 09/08 Census Slides, Demos, Video 6.3, 6.4
7 Fri 09/10 Charts Slides, Demos, Video 7, 7.1
Homework 03 (Due Thu 09/16)
Week 4 8 Mon 09/13 Histograms Slides, Demos, Video 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
9 Wed 09/15 Functions Slides, Demos, Video 8, 8.1
10 Fri 09/17 Groups Slides, Demos, Video 8.2, 8.3
Homework 04 (Due Thu 09/23)
(Due Fri 10/01; Checkpoint Fri 09/24)
Week 5 11 Mon 09/20 Joins Slides, Demos, Video 8.4
Lab: Project 1
12 Wed 09/22 Table Examples 8.5
13 Fri 09/24 Iteration 9, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Homework 05 (Due Thu 09/30)
Week 6 14 Mon 09/27 Chance 9.5
Lab 05 Worksheet
Lab 05: Conditional Statements, Iteration, Tables
15 Wed 09/29 Sampling 10, 10.1, 10.2
16 Fri 10/01 Models 10.3, 11.1
Homework 06 (Due Thu 10/07)
Week 7 17 Mon 10/04 Comparing Distributions 11.1, 11.2
Lab 06 Worksheet
Lab 06: Assessing Models
18 Wed 10/06 Decisions and Uncertainty 11.3
19 Fri 10/08 A/B Testing 11.4, 12.1, 12.2
Homework 07 (Due Thu 10/14)
Week 8 20 Mon 10/11 Causality 12.3
Midterm Lab Worksheet
Lab: Midterm Review
21 Wed 10/13 Examples 12.2
22 Fri 10/15 Midterm Review
Midterm (7 PM - 8:30 PM)
Week 9 23 Mon 10/18 Confidence Intervals 13, 13.1, 13.2
Lab 07 Worksheet
Lab 07: Bootstrap
24 Wed 10/20 Interpreting Confidence 13.3, 13.4
25 Fri 10/22 Center and Spread 14, 14.1, 14.2
Homework 08 (Due Thu 10/28)
Project 2: Diet and Disease
(Due Fri 11/12; Checkpoint 1 Fri 10/29; Checkpoint 2 Fri 11/05)
Week 10 26 Mon 10/25 The Normal Distribution 14.3, 14.4
Project 2 Lab Worksheet
Lab: Project 2
27 Wed 10/27 Sample Means 14.5
28 Fri 10/29 Designing Experiments 14.6
Homework 09 (Due Thu 11/04)
Week 11 29 Mon 11/01 Correlation 15, 15.1
Lab 08 Worksheet
Lab 08: Sample Means
30 Wed 11/03 Linear Regression 15.2
31 Fri 11/05 Least Squares 15.3, 15.4
Homework 10 (Due Fri 11/12)
Week 12 32 Mon 11/08 Residuals 15.5, 15.6
Lab 09 Worksheet
Lab 09: Regression
33 Wed 11/10 Regression Inference 16
34 Fri 11/12 Privacy
Homework 11 (Due Thu 11/18)
Project 3: Classifying Movies
(Due Fri 12/03; Checkpoint Fri 11/19)
Week 13 35 Mon 11/15 Classification 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3
Project 3 Lab Worksheet
Lab: Project 3
36 Wed 11/17 Classifiers 17.4
37 Fri 11/19 Decisions 18
Homework 12 (Due Thu 12/02)
Week 14 38 Mon 11/22 TBA
0 Wed 11/24 Holiday: No class
0 Fri 11/26 Holiday: No class
Week 15 39 Mon 11/29 TBA
Lab 10 Worksheet
Lab 10: Conditional Probability
40 Wed 12/01 TBA
41 Fri 12/03 Conclusion
Week 16 0 Mon 12/13 Final Exam
Final (8 AM - 11 AM)