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Data 8: Foundations of Data Science

UC Berkeley, Fall 2022

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Week 6 Announcements

Sep 26 · 0 min read
  • Homework 05 has been released and is due on Wednesday, September 28th at 11pm.
  • Project 01 is due on Friday, September 30th at 11pm.
  • Please fill out the Midterm Accommodations Form after reading this post on Ed.

Week 1

Aug 24
1 Introduction
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Lab Lab 01: Expressions (Due 8/26)
Lab 01 Worksheet
Aug 26
2 Cause and Effect
SlidesVideo
Reading: 2
Homework Homework 01 (Due 8/31)

Week 2

Aug 29
3 Tables
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 3
Lab Lab 02: Table Operations (Due 9/2)
Lab 02 Worksheet
Aug 31
4 Data Types
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 4, 5
Sep 2
5 Building Tables
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 6.1, 6.2
Homework Homework 02 (Due 9/7)

Week 3

Sep 5
Holiday: No Class
Lab Lab 03: Data Types, Creating and Extending Tables (Due 9/9)
Lab 03 Worksheet
Sep 7
6 Census
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 6.3, 6.4
Sep 9
7 Charts
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 7, 7.1
Homework Homework 03 (Due 9/14)

Week 4

Sep 12
8 Histograms
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 7.2, 7.3
Lab Lab 04: Functions and Visualization (Due 9/16)
Lab 04 Worksheet
Sep 14
9 Functions
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 8, 8.1
Sep 16
10 Groups
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 8.2, 8.3
Homework Homework 04 (Due 9/21)
Project Project 1: World Population and Poverty (Due 9/30, Checkpoint 9/23)

Week 5

Sep 19
11 Pivots and Joins
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 8.4
Project 1 Lab Worksheet
Sep 21
12 Table Examples
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 8.5
Sep 23
13 Conditionals and Iteration
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 9, 9.1, 9.2
Homework Homework 05 (Due 9/28)

Week 6

Sep 26
14 Chance
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 9.2, 9.3, 9.4
Lab Lab 05: Conditional Statements, Iteration, Tables (Due 9/30)
Lab 05 Worksheet
Sep 28
15 Sampling
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 9.5, 10
Sep 30
16 Models
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 10.2, 10.3, 10.4
Homework Homework 06 (Due 10/5)

Week 7

Oct 3
17 Comparing Distributions
SlidesDemosVideo
Reading: 11.1, 11.2
Lab Lab 06: Assessing Models (Due 10/7)
Lab 06 Worksheet
Oct 5
18 Decisions and Uncertainty
Reading: 11.3, 11.4
Oct 7
19 A/B Testing
Reading: 11.4, 12.1
Homework Homework 07 (Due 10/12)

Week 8

Oct 10
20 Causality
Reading: 12.2
Midterm Lab Worksheet
Oct 12
21 Examples
Reading: 12.3
Oct 14
22 Midterm Review
Exam Midterm (7 - 9 PM)

Week 9

Oct 17
23 Confidence Intervals
Reading: 13, 13.1, 13.2
Lab Lab 07: A/B Testing (Due 10/21)
Lab 07 Worksheet
Oct 19
24 Interpreting Confidence
Reading: 13.3, 13.4
Oct 21
25 Center and Spread
Reading: 14, 14.1, 14.2
Homework Homework 08 (Due 10/26)

Week 10

Oct 24
26 The Normal Distribution
Reading: 14.3, 14.4
Lab Lab 08: Sample Mean (Due 10/28)
Lab 08 Worksheet
Oct 26
27 Sample Means
Reading: 14.5
Oct 28
28 Designing Experiments
Reading: 14.6
Homework Homework 09 (Due 11/2)
Project Project 2: Climate (Due 11/11, Checkpoint 11/4)

Week 11

Oct 31
29 Correlation
Reading: 15, 15.1
Project 2 Lab Worksheet
Nov 2
30 Linear Regression
Reading: 15.2
Nov 4
31 Least Squares
Reading: 15.3, 15.4
Homework Homework 10 (Due 11/9)

Week 12

Nov 7
32 Residuals
Reading: 15.5, 15.6
Lab Lab 09: Regression (Due 11/11)
Lab 09 Worksheet
Nov 9
33 Regression Inference
Reading: 16
Nov 11
Holiday: No Class
Homework Homework 11 (Due 11/16)
Project Project 3: Classifying Movies (Due 12/2, Checkpoint 11/18)

Week 13

Nov 14
34 Privacy
No Lab
Project 3 Lab Worksheet
Nov 16
35 Classification
Reading: 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3
Nov 18
36 Classifiers
Reading: 17.4
Homework Homework 12 (Due 11/30)

Week 14

Nov 21
37 Updating Probabilities
Reading: 13, 18
Nov 23
Holiday: No Class
Nov 25
Holiday: No Class

Week 15

Nov 28
38 Case Study: Health
Lab Lab 10: Conditional Probability (Due 12/2)
Lab 10 Worksheet
Nov 30
39 Case Study: Education
Dec 2
40 Conclusion

Final

Dec 15
Exam Final Exam (3-6 PM)