Announcements

  • Homework 01 released, submit by 11:59pm PST Friday 6/25
  • Sign up for tutoring sections! See this piazza thread for more details
  • Lecture, section, tutoring sections, and OH on Monday are cancelled
  • Lab 3 will be due on Tuesday, 6/29 at 11:59pm PST, you must pass all tests and submit to Gradescope in order to get credit.
  • Last semester's lecture and discussion walkthrough videos will be posted instead and tutoring sections on Monday will be rescheduled
  • Lab 02 in section today!
  • Homework 01 released, submit by 11:59pm pst Friday 6/25
  • Sign up for tutoring sections! See this piazza thread for more details
  • Section assignments have been released! For swaps++ please see this piazza thread for more details
  • If you have issues with not being able to open up an assignment on datahub, please post a private thread on piazza with your Berkeley email and we will fix it ASAP
  • Lab 02 released, submit early by 11:59 PST tonight and pass all autograder tests or attend section on Wednesday for credit
  • Homework 01 released after lecture, submit by 11:59pm PST Friday 6/25
  • Sign up for tutoring sections! See this piazza post for more details
  • Section assignments will be released later today!
  • Lab Reminder: You need to have a submission on gradescope in order to get credit for lab, even if the TA tells you that you have been checked off. If you don't have a submission for lab01, make sure to make on as soon as possible. Make sure to watch the video on how to submit assignments here
  • Staff office hours start today! Go to the office hours queue to create a ticket! Staff OH runs 12-4pm PT & 7-9pm PT on weekdays

Welcome to Data 8!

  • Lecture is 10am-11am PST today, please check piazza for the zoom link.
  • Sections start today! Attendance for the first section is mandatory, you can attend any section you want to, today only. For section times and zoom links, check this piazza post.
  • Fill out section assignment form by the end of today (6/21) using this link
  • Lab02 will be released tonight. Submit by Tuesday at 11:59pm PST and pass all autograder tests or attend section on Wednesday to get credit.
  • Be on the lookout for tutoring section signups!
  • Make sure you are enrolled on Gradescope, OkPy and Piazza! If not, please email an instructor or post on piazza.
  • Work in progress!
  • Welcome to Data 8! You can find our tentative course schedule below.
  • THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS

Calendar

Instructors: Yanay Rosen and Katherine Tsai

Lecture: MTuWTh 10am-11am, F 10am-12pm

Week Lecture Number Date Topic Lecture Reading Discussion Assignment
Week 1 1 Mon 06/21 Introduction Slides, Demos, Video 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
2 Tue 06/22 Cause and Effect Slides, Video 2
Homework 01 (Due Fri 06/25)
3 Wed 06/23 Tables Slides, Demos, Video 3
4 Thu 06/24 Data Types Slides, Demos 4, 5
5 Fri 06/25 Building Tables, Census 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4
Homework 02 (Due Tue 06/29)
Week 2 6 Mon 06/28 Charts 7, 7.1
Worksheet 03 (Solutions)
Lab 03: Data Types and Creating & Extending Tables
7 Tue 06/29 Distributions 7.2, 7.3
Homework 03 (Due Fri 07/02)
8 Wed 06/30 Histograms 7.2, 7.3
Worksheet 04 (Solutions)
Lab 04: Functions and Visualizations
9 Thu 07/01 Functions 8, 8.1
Homework 04 (Due Tue 07/06)
10 Fri 07/02 Groups, Pivots and Joins 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5
Project 1: TBD
(Due Sat 07/10; Checkpoint Thu 07/08)
Week 3 0 Mon 07/05 Holiday: No class
11 Tue 07/06 Iteration 9, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Homework 05 (Due Fri 07/09)
12 Wed 07/07 Chance 9.5, 18.1
Worksheet 05 (Solutions)
Worksheet 06 (Solutions)
Lab 05: Conditional Statements, Iteration, Tables
13 Thu 07/08 Sampling 10, 10.1, 10.2
14 Fri 07/09 Models, Comparing Distributions 10.3, 11.1, 11.2
Homework 06 (Due Tue 07/13)
Week 4 15 Mon 07/12 Decisions and Uncertainty 11.3
Worksheet 07 (Solutions)
Lab 06: Assessing Models
16 Tue 07/13 A/B Testing 12.1, 12.2
Homework 07 (Due Fri 07/16)
17 Wed 07/14 Causality 12.3
Worksheet 08 (Solutions)
Lab: Midterm Review
18 Thu 07/15 Examples 11.4
19 Fri 07/16 Midterm Review
Midterm (7 PM - 9 PM)
Week 5 20 Mon 07/19 Confidence Intervals 13, 13.1, 13.2
Worksheet 09 (Solutions)
Lab 07: Bootstrap
21 Tue 07/20 Interpreting Confidence 13.3, 13.4
Homework 08 (Due Fri 07/23)
22 Wed 07/21 Center and Spread 14, 14.1, 14.2
Worksheet 10 (Solutions)
Lab 08: Sample Means
23 Thu 07/22 The Normal Distribution
24 Fri 07/23 Sample Means, Designing Experiments 14.5
Homework 09 (Due Tue 07/27)
Week 6 25 Mon 07/26 Correlation 15, 15.1
Worksheet 11 (Solutions)
Lab: No Lab Assignment!
26 Tue 07/27 Linear Regression 15.2
Homework 10 (Due Fri 07/30)
27 Wed 07/28 Least Squares 15.3, 15.4
Worksheet 12 (Solutions)
Lab 09: Regression
28 Thu 07/29 Residuals 15.5, 15.6
29 Fri 07/30 Regression Inference, Privacy (Tentative) 16
Homework 11 (Due Tue 08/03)
Project 2: Classifying Movies
(Due Sun 08/08; Checkpoint Thu 08/05)
Week 7 30 Mon 08/02 Classification 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3
Worksheet 13 (Solutions)
Lab: Project 3
31 Tue 08/03 Classifiers 17.4
Homework 12 (Due Fri 08/06)
32 Wed 08/04 Updating Predictions
Worksheet 14 (Solutions)
Lab 10: Conditional Probability
33 Thu 08/05 Case Study: Health
34 Fri 08/06 Conclusion and Staff AMA
Week 8 35 Mon 08/09 Review 1
36 Tue 08/10 Review 2
37 Wed 08/11 Review 3
0 Thu 08/12 Final Exam
Final (3 PM - 6 PM)