Announcements

  • Project 1 due tomorrow, 7/8
  • HW 5 due tomorrow, 7/8
  • Submit the Midterm Preference Form on Ed!
  • Project 1 Checkpoint due tonight
    • Full project due Friday 7/8
  • Fill out the Midterm Preference Form!
  • Use Ed wisely!
    • Engage in public threads
    • For code debugging, consider dropping into OH
  • HW 4 due tonight, 7/5
  • Project 1 Checkpoint due tomorrow, 7/6
    • Full project due Friday, 7/8
  • Midterm Preference Form on Ed due 7/8
  • Tutoring Sections Expanding! Today @ Noon
  • Ellen’s OH today cancelled
    • Makeup: 11:30am-12:30pm tomorrow, 7/6
  • No lecture and lab on monday
  • HW 3 is due tonight (7/1)
  • HW 4 will be released today
  • Project 1 released today
    • Up to one project partner
    • Checkpoint W 7/6; Completely due F 7/8
  • Lab 1 and HW 1 grades released today
  • Attendance & Participation
  • HW 3 is due Friday, 7/1
    • Submit by tonight, 6/30 for 5 bonus points
  • Project 1 will be released tomorrow
  • HW 3 due Friday, 7/1
    • Submit by Thursday, 6/30 for 5 bonus points
  • Lab 3 due today
    • Submit by 11am with 100% OR attend your lab section
  • Project 1 released Friday, 7/1 - due 1 week later
  • Academic Honesty: Please don't cheat on HW!
  • Lab 2 AG rounding issues have been resolved on the backend
  • Lab 3 is released and will be due Wednesday by 11AM or attend lab
  • HW 2 will be due tomorrow (6/29) at 11:59 PM PT; HW 3 released after lecture
  • Regular OH are held in Evans B6 and Online
    • Held on TuThFr - See calendar for times
  • HW2 due tomorrow (6/28)
    • Extra Credit Deadline: tonight by midnight
    • Reach out to your TA for extensions before the due date
  • Instructor Office Hours
    • The Woz Terrace (Terrace outside Soda 430 / Wozniak Lounge)
  • Tutoring sections have filled up. Keep looking back for open spots. New sign-ups open after the midterm.
  • Project 1 released this Friday
    • Time to start looking for a lab partner
  • HW 1 is due tonight at 11:59pm
  • HW 2 is being released today, after lecture
  • Lab 2 is being released tonight, due Monday
  • Tutoring section signups released at 2pm PST!
  • Instructor OH
    • Kevin: Mo 11:30-12:30 @ The Woz Terrace, Th 11:30-12:30 @ Zoom
    • Ellen: Tu 11:30-12:30, Fr 12:30-1:30 @ The Woz Terrace
  • Sections will start tomorrow! For this lab only, attendance is mandatory.
  • Lecture recordings will be posted shortly after lectures every day.
  • HW 1 will be due on Friday, 6/24 at 11:59pm PT. There are 5 extra points available for submitting it by Thursday, 6/23 at 11:59pm.
  • Be on the lookout for tutoring section signups!
  • Welcome to Data 8! We are busy preparing the course for the summer. You should receive further communication from us in the beginning of June.
  • Until official communication channels are established, please refer to Course Policies.
  • This website is still under development; information is subject to change.

Calendar

Instructors: Ellen Persson and Kevin Miao

Lecture: Mon-Thu 10am-11am, Fri 10am-12pm in 155 Dwinelle

Week Lecture Number Date Topic Lecture Reading Lab Worksheets Assignment
Week 1 1 Tue 06/21 Introduction Slides, Demos, Video 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Homework 01 (Due Fri 06/24)
2 Wed 06/22 Cause and Effect Slides, Video 2
3 Thu 06/23 Tables Slides, Demos, Video 3
4 Fri 06/24 Data Types, Building Tables, Census Slides, Optional Video, Demos, Video 4, 5, 6
Homework 02 (Due Tue 06/28)
Week 2 5 Mon 06/27 Functions Slides, Demos, Video 8, 8.1
6 Tue 06/28 Charts Slides, Demos, Video 7, 7.1
Homework 03 (Due Fri 07/01)
7 Wed 06/29 Histograms Slides, Demos, Video 7.2, 7.3
8 Thu 06/30 Conditionals and Iteration Slides, Demos, Video 9, 9.1, 9.2
9 Fri 07/01 Groups, Pivots and Joins Slides, Demos, Video 8
Homework 04 (Due Tue 07/05)
(Due Fri 07/08; Checkpoint Wed 07/06)
Week 3 0 Mon 07/04 Holiday: No class
10 Tue 07/05 Chance Slides, Demos, Video 9.2, 9.3, 9.4
Homework 05 (Due Fri 07/08)
11 Wed 07/06 Sampling Slides, Demos, Video 9.5, 10
12 Thu 07/07 Models Slides, Demos 10.2, 10.3, 10.4
13 Fri 07/08 Comparing Distributions, Decisions and Uncertainty 11
Homework 06 (Due Tue 07/19)
Week 4 14 Mon 07/11 A/B Testing 11.4, 12.1
Lab 05 Worksheet
Lab 05: Assessing Models
15 Tue 07/12 Causality 12.2
16 Wed 07/13 Examples 12.3
Midterm Review Worksheet
Lab: Midterm Review
17 Thu 07/14 Midterm Review
0 Fri 07/15 Midterm Exam (10AM - 12PM)
Week 5 18 Mon 07/18 Confidence Intervals 13, 13.1, 13.2
19 Tue 07/19 Interpreting Confidence 13.3, 13.4
Homework 07 (Due Fri 07/22)
20 Wed 07/20 Center and Spread 14, 14.1, 14.2
Lab 06 Worksheet
Lab 06: A/B Testing
21 Thu 07/21 The Normal Distribution 14.3, 14.4
22 Fri 07/22 Sample Means, Designing Experiments 14.5, 14.6
Homework 08 (Due Tue 07/26)
Week 6 23 Mon 07/25 Correlation 15, 15.1
Lab 07 Worksheet
Lab 07: Sample Means
24 Tue 07/26 Linear Regression 15.2
Homework 09 (Due Fri 07/29)
25 Wed 07/27 Least Squares 15.3, 15.4
Lab 08 Worksheet
Lab 08: Climate Part 1
26 Thu 07/28 Residuals 15.5, 15.6
27 Fri 07/29 Regression Inference 16
Homework 10 (Due Tue 08/02)
Week 7 28 Mon 08/01 Classification 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3
Lab 09 Worksheet
Lab 09: Climate Part 2
29 Tue 08/02 Classifiers 17.4
Homework 11 (Due Fri 08/05)
30 Wed 08/03 Updating Probabilities 18
Lab 10 Worksheet
Lab 10: Regression
Project 2: Classifying Movies
(Due Wed 08/10; Checkpoint Mon 08/08)
31 Thu 08/04 Case Study: Health
32 Fri 08/05 Case Study: Education
Week 8 33 Mon 08/08 Privacy (Guest Lecture)
Lab 11 Worksheet
Lab 11: Conditional Probability
34 Tue 08/09 Review
35 Wed 08/10 Review
Final Review Worksheet
Lab: Final Review
36 Thu 08/11 Conclusion
0 Fri 08/12 Final Exam (10AM - 1PM)