Announcements

  • Project 2: checkpoint 1 is due today 4/3, checkpoint 2 is due next Friday 4/10, and the entire project is due in two weeks, on 4/17. There's no bonus point for submitting the checkpoints early, but you can get a bonus point for submitting the entire project on Thursday 4/16.
  • HW9 will be released later today, and due next Thursday 4/9. Turn it in on Wednesday 4/10 for a bonus point.
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here: it will have a link to join the lecture live. Starting today, we won't be posting the Piazza thread until 10AM (due to constraints on the Zoom setup that we're using), so make sure you check your email for the Piazza post, or click on the link above after 10AM.
  • Wednesday's lecture had some issues streaming to YouTube, so the first part is missing. We've provided a link to last year's lecture below, which covered the same material.
  • HW8 is due Thursday 4/2: turn it in on Wednesday 4/1 for an extra point.
  • Project 2: checkpoint 1 is due this Friday 4/3, checkpoint 2 is due next Friday 4/10, and the entire project is due a week after that, on 4/17. There's no bonus point for submitting the checkpoints early, but you can get a bonus point for submitting the entire project on Thursday 4/16.
  • Project 2: You may work with any one partner from the class. If you're still looking for a partner, you can search on Piazza! Please see this Piazza post for more info on how.
  • Starting this week, there will be just one zoom lab per time slot: please see the above Piazza post for more info.
  • The lab worksheet has been released, and the video walkthrough will be released today (4/1) at noon.
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here: it will have a link to join the lecture live.
  • HW8 is due Thursday 4/2: turn it in on Wednesday 4/1 for an extra point.
  • Project 2: checkpoint 1 is due this Friday 4/3, checkpoint 2 is due next Friday 4/10, and the entire project is due a week after that, on 4/17. There's no bonus point for submitting the checkpoints early, but you can get a bonus point for submitting the entire project on Thursday 4/16.
  • Project 2: You may work with any one partner from the class. If you're still looking for a partner, you can search on Piazza! Please see this Piazza post for more info on how.
  • Starting this week, there will be just one zoom lab per time slot: please see the above Piazza post for more info.
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here: it will have a link to join the lecture live.
  • Next week is spring break, so we won't have any lectures, labs, office hours, or tutoring sections.
  • Project 2 will be released later today: the checkpoint 1 is due in two weeks on 4/3, checkpoint 2 is due a week after that on 4/10, and the full project is due on 4/17. You may work by yourself or with any other student in Data 8: your partner doesn't have to be in your lab section.
  • HW8 will also be released later today, due 4/2: turn it in by 4/1 for a bonus point.
  • Please fill out the survey included with HW8 about how you're interacting with class resources now that everything online: we'll be using the information to adjust lectures, labs, office hours, and more for the rest of the semester. It's due at the same time as HW8, but the sooner you fill it out, the sooner we can adjust the class to help you better.
  • Tutoring signups are now open for the remainder of the semester! See this piazza post to sign up and find more information.
  • Question 3.10 on Lab 7 has been updated so the tests are less strict: see this piazza post for more information.
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here: it will have a link to join the lecture live.
  • Midterm scores are out - regrades due Tuesday, March 24 at 11:59 pm.
  • Grade reports are out on Gradescope - email your GSI if there are any errors.
  • Lab due date has been extended to Saturday, March 21 at 11:59 pm.
  • GSIs are available via Zoom during normal lab hours - please attend!
  • Online tutoring section signups will be out on Thursday at noon - they will commence after Spring Break.
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • Online tutoring section signups will be out on Tuesday - they will commence after Spring Break.
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • Watch Monday's lecture here.
  • The midterm will be online on Gradescope.com on tonight from 7:10-9:00pm). See this Piazza post for more information.
  • The Midterm Review slides and walkthrough are available in this Piazza post.
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • Zoom into today's live lecture here.
  • Homework 7 is due Thursday 3/12.
  • Lecture, office hours, and lab will all be online starting today. This comprehensive Piazza post has all the details.
  • The midterm will be online on Gradescope.com on Friday, 3/13 from 7:10-9:00pm). See this Piazza post from Monday for more information.
  • By now, you should have received an email with more information about midterm logistics: please contact GSI Avery Yip (averyyip@berkeley.edu) as soon as possible.
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here: this will contain the link to the live stream for today's lecture.
  • Homework 7 is due Thursday 3/12.
  • Midterm (Friday, 3/13 7:10-9:00pm) will be online on Gradescope.com.
  • Lecture will be online only, starting this Wednesday.
  • In-person labs will be cancelled starting next week.
  • Check out all of the updated midterm & course logistics here.
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • Homework 7 is out today, due Thursday 3/12.
  • Midterm is on Friday, March 13 at 7-9PM!
  • Midterm Review is cancelled - videos/slides will be uploaded by Wednesday.
  • Check out the random functions guide here.
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • Ramesh's OH cancelled for today
  • Homework 6 is due Thursday (today, March 4th for a bonus point).
  • Midterm is on Friday, March 13!
  • Midterm Review will be on 03/11, 6-8PM in 10 Evans & 2050 VLSB!
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • HW4 regrades are due tonight, 11:59PM.
  • Homework 6 is due Thursday (Wednesday for bonus point).
  • Midterm is on Friday, March 13!
  • Midterm Review will be on 03/11, 6-8PM in 10 Evans & 2050 VLSB!
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • Project 1 is due today!
  • Midterm (Friday, March 13): Fill out conflict form by tonight!
  • Midterm Review will be on 03/11, 6-8PM in 10 Evans & 2050 VLSB!
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • HW5 is due this Thursday.
  • Project 1 is due this Friday (Thursday for a bonus point).
  • Midterm (Friday, March 13): Fill out conflict form by Friday!
  • Midterm Review will be on 03/11, 6-8PM in 10 Evans & 2050 VLSB!
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • HW3 and lab4 regrades are due tonight!
  • Project 1: the entire project is due this Friday (Thursday for a bonus point).
  • Project 1: if you're working with a partner, only one person should submit, and make sure that you both add each other as partners on okpy.
  • HW5 is due this Thursday (Wednesday for a bonus point).
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • Project 1: checkpoint is due today: to get full credit on the checkpoint, you must pass all public tests up to the checkpoint (that is, up to and including Part 1, Question 8). You can go back and change your answers before you submit next week.
  • Project 1: the entire project is due next Friday (Thursday for a bonus point).
  • Project 1: if you're working with a partner, only one person should submit, and make sure that you both add each other as partners on okpy.
  • HW3 and lab4 grades will be released today, and regrades are due Monday.
  • HW5 will be released today, and due next Thursday (Wednesday for a bonus point).
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • Project 1: the checkpoint is due this Friday 2/21, and the entire project is due next Friday 2/28. You can turn the entire project in a day early for a bonus point, but there’s no bonus point for the checkpoint.
  • Project 1: if you’re working with a partner, only one person should submit, and make sure that you both add each other as partners on okpy.
  • HW4 is due this Thursday 2/27. Turn it in today for a bonus point.
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • Due to jupyterhub issues, we extended the deadline for HW3 by one day: you can turn it in by tonight (Friday 2/14) at 11:59 for full credit.
  • HW2 and lab3 grades will be released today (Friday 2/14), and the regrade deadline is on Monday.
  • Monday is a holiday! Lecture, office hours, and tutoring sections are all cancelled. Tutoring students in a Monday section can go to any other tutoring section for just this week.
  • Project 1 will be released today (Friday 2/14): the checkpoint is due next Friday 2/21, and the entire project is due the following Friday 2/28 (or a day early for a bonus point).
  • HW4 will be released today as well, and will be due next Thursday (Wednesday for an extra point).
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here.
  • HW3 is due Thursday. Turn it in tonight 11:59PM for a bonus point.
  • Project 1 is out Friday! You can get a partner in lab. Checkpoint 02/21, Due 02/28.
  • Lab 1 & 2 and HW 1 regrade requests are due tonight - check both okpy AND gradescope!
  • Midterm is on Friday, 3/13 7-9PM. Fill out the conflict form ASAP if you have an excused conflict.
  • HW3 is due Thursday. Turn it in on Wednesday for a bonus point.
  • HW1 grades will be released today - check both okpy AND gradescope! Regrade requests are due Monday night.
  • Midterm is on Friday, 3/13 7-9PM. Fill out the conflict form ASAP if you have an excused conflict.
  • HW3 will be released later today and due next Thursday. Turn it in on Wednesday for a bonus point.
  • Don't forget: you can follow along with lecture demos from your own computer - you have your own copy of the notebook and you can do anything you want!
  • Here's the live piazza thread for today's lecture!
  • HW2 is due tomorrow, 2/6. Turn it in tonight by 11:59PM for a bonus point!
  • New tutoring sections will open up this Friday ~11:30AM
  • Midterm is on Friday, 3/13 7-9PM
  • HW2 is due on Thursday, 2/6. Turn it in a day early for a bonus point!
  • Tutoring sections start today (Monday). Check your email and go to your tutoring section!
  • We'll be adding more tutoring sections later this week (look out for a Piazza announcement soon).
  • Swupnil's office hours are live! Visit him at Caffe Strada on Sundays 5-7PM :)
  • HW2 will be released later today (Friday 1/31), and is due on Thursday, 2/6. Turn it in a day early for a bonus point!
  • Tutoring signups are full, but we'll be opening up a few more sections next week: keep your eyes open for a Piazza announcement about the extra sections.
  • If you have accommodations approved by DSP, please request a letter of accommodation (LOA) be sent through the DSP SCARAB portal as soon as possible.
  • HW1 is due this Thursday, 1/30, at 11:59PM. Turn it in by tonight (1/29) for a bonus point!
  • Signups for small-group tutoring will be posted today at 11:30AM: keep an eye on Piazza for the announcement.
  • All lab assignments and swaps have now been finalized: you should have received an email with your lab. Make sure to attend your assigned lab this week.
  • Check out the live Piazza thread for today's lecture here
  • HW1 is due on Thursday, January 30 at 11:59PM. You can submit it a day early for one point of extra credit.
  • Lab 2 will be released later today. To get full credit on the lab, you must either attend lab (recommended, since you'll also get extra practice with a worksheet), or finish the lab and pass all tests by Wednesday at 9AM.
  • Signups for small-group tutoring will be released this week: this is a great opportunity to get extra practice and more individual attention to help you do better in the course.
  • If you filled out the lab swap form, you'll receive a new lab assignment by tonight (Monday 1/27).
  • Starting this week, webcasts will be posted the same day, usually a few hours after lecture ends.
  • Make sure you check Piazza regularly: we share important information that you need to know there.
  • Instructor office hours are set! Check out the staff page (linked at the top) to see when they are.
  • The second lecture (on 11/24) will be held in Zellerbach Hall from 10am-11am: all students, including those on the waitlist, are welcome to attend.
  • HW1 will be relased today, Friday, January 24 in the Assignment column of the table below. It will be due on Thursday, January 30, and you can submit it a day early for one point of extra credit.
  • If you did not receive a lab assignment OR you have a schedule conflict with your lab time, please carefully read this Piazza post and follow the instructions there. Note that swaps will only be possible from Friday, January 24 at 11:30am until Sunday, January 26 at noon.
  • If you have a conflict with the final exam, you must find a way to reschedule the conflict: we cannot offer alternate final exams due to the size of the course.
  • If you have a conflict with the midterm exam due to athletics, academic obligations, religious holidays, etc., please fill out this form as soon as possible.
  • The first two lectures on 1/22 and 1/24 will be held in Zellerbach Hall at 10am-11am, and will be webcasted. All students, including those on the waitlist, are welcome to attend. Beginning 1/27, lecture will be in 150 Wheeler 10am-11am and webcasted. The videos will be available on the course website after lecture.
  • Welcome to the start of the semester! Please sign up for Piazza. We'll use it to answer questions, post announcements, and more.
  • Labs start the first week of the semester so bring a laptop and get ready to learn! Lab attendance for this first lab is mandatory.
  • REQUIRED Fill out this form by January 20, 5 PM for Lab Assignments!!!

Calendar

Instructors: Ramesh Sridharan and Swupnil Sahai

Lecture: MWF 10am-11am in 150 Wheeler

Date Topic Lecture Reading Assignment
Wed 01/22 Introduction Slides, Demos 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Fri 01/24 Cause and Effect Slides 2
Homework 01 (Due Thu 01/30)
Mon 01/27 Tables Slides, Demos, Video 3
Wed 01/29 Data Types Slides, Demos, Video 4, 5
Fri 01/31 Building Tables Slides, Demos, Video 6.1, 6.2
Homework 02 (Due Thu 02/06)
Mon 02/03 Census Slides, Demos, Video 6.3, 6.4
Wed 02/05 Charts Slides, Demos, Video 7, 7.1
Fri 02/07 Histograms Slides, Demos, Video 7.2, 7.3
Homework 03 (Due Thu 02/13)
Mon 02/10 Functions Slides, Demos, Video 8, 8.1
Wed 02/12 Groups Slides, Demos, Video 8.2, 8.3
Fri 02/14 Joins Slides, Demos, Video 8.4
Homework 04 (Due Thu 02/20)
(Checkpoint Fri 02/21; Due Fri 02/28)
Mon 02/17 Holiday: No class
Wed 02/19 Table Examples Slides, Demos, Video 8.5
Lab: Project 1
Fri 02/21 Iteration Slides, Demos, Video 9, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Homework 05 (Due Thu 02/27)
Mon 02/24 Chance Slides, Demos, Video 9.5, 18.1
Wed 02/26 Sampling Slides, Demos, Video 10, 10.1, 10.2
Fri 02/28 Models Slides, Demos, Video 10.3, 11.1
Homework 06 (Due Thu 03/05)
Mon 03/02 Comparing Distributions Slides, Demos, Video 11.1, 11.2
Wed 03/04 Decisions and Uncertainty Slides, Demos, Video 11.3
Fri 03/06 A/B Testing Slides, Demos, Video 11.4, 12.1, 12.2
Homework 07 (Due Thu 03/12)
Mon 03/09 Causality Slides, Demos, Video 12.3
Wed 03/11 Examples Slides, Demos, Video 12.2
Lab: Midterm Review
Fri 03/13 Midterm Review Slides, Demos, Video
Midterm (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Mon 03/16 Confidence Intervals Slides, Demos, Video 13, 13.1, 13.2
Wed 03/18 Interpreting Confidence Slides, Demos, Video 13.3, 13.4
Fri 03/20 Center and Spread Slides, Demos, Video 14, 14.1, 14.2
Homework 08 (Due Thu 04/02)
(Checkpoint 1 Fri 04/03; Checkpoint 2 Fri 04/10; Due Fri 04/17)
Mon 03/23 Holiday: No class
Wed 03/25 Holiday: No class
Fri 03/27 Holiday: No class
Mon 03/30 The Normal Distribution Slides, Demos, Video 14.3, 14.4
Wed 04/01 Sample Means Slides, Demos, Video, Last Semester's Video 14.5
Lab: Project 2
Fri 04/03 Designing Experiments Slides, Demos 14.6
Homework 09 (Due Thu 04/09)
Mon 04/06 Correlation 15, 15.1
Wed 04/08 Linear Regression 15.2
Lab 08: Sample Means
Fri 04/10 Least Squares 15.3, 15.4
Homework 10 (Due Thu 04/16)
Mon 04/13 Residuals 15.5, 15.6
Wed 04/15 Regression Inference 16
Lab 09: Regression
Fri 04/17 Privacy
Homework 11 (Due Thu 04/23)
Project 3: Classifying Movies
(Checkpoint Fri 04/24; Due Fri 05/01)
Mon 04/20 Classification 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3
Wed 04/22 Classifiers 17.4
Lab: Project 3
Fri 04/24 Decisions 18
Homework 12 (Due Thu 04/30)
Mon 04/27 Case Study: Health
Wed 04/29 Case Study: Education
Lab 10: Conditional Probability
Fri 05/01 Conclusion
Mon 05/04 Leads Review 1
Wed 05/06 Leads Review 2
Tue 05/12 Final Exam
Final (3:00 PM - 6:00 PM)