Announcements

  • 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 Tables Examples 8.5
Lab: Project 1
Fri 02/21 Iteration 9, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Homework 05 (Due Thu 02/27)
Mon 02/24 Chance 9.5, 18.1
Wed 02/26 Sampling 10, 10.1, 10.2
Lab 05: Conditional Statements, Iteration, Tables
Fri 02/28 Models 10.3, 11.1
Homework 06 (Due Thu 03/05)
Mon 03/02 Comparing Distributions 11.1, 11.2
Wed 03/04 Decisions and Uncertainty 11.3
Lab 06: Assessing Models
Fri 03/06 A/B Testing 11.4, 12.1, 12.2
Homework 07 (Due Thu 03/12)
Mon 03/09 Causality 12.3
Wed 03/11 Examples 12.2
Lab: Midterm Review
Fri 03/13 Midterm Review
Midterm (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Mon 03/16 Confidence Intervals 13, 13.1, 13.2
Wed 03/18 Interpreting Confidence 13.3, 13.4
Lab 07: Bootstrap
Fri 03/20 Center and Spread 14, 14.1, 14.2
Homework 08 (Due Thu 04/02)
Project 2: Cardiovascular Disease
(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 14.3, 14.4
Wed 04/01 Sample Means 14.5
Lab: Project 2
Fri 04/03 Designing Experiments 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 10: 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 11: 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)