Announcements

  • Final Exam tomorrow (8/12) from 10am-1pm
    • [ACTION REQUIRED] Email data8@berkeley.edu if you have not received your seating assignment.
    • At this point, we will not be able to make any additional accommodations. Students who cannot take the exam due to unforeseen circumstances will need to request an incomplete.
  • Kevin’s OH will take place from 11:30a-12:30p @ Soda 511
  • Ellen’s OH will take place from 2pm-3pm @ Zoom
  • The Final Exam is on Friday (08/12) from 10am - 1pm.
    • Please bring your Cal ID and arrive on time!
    • You will receive a final reference sheet.
    • No scratch paper or cheat sheets should be brought.
  • You should have received your Final Exam location.
    • Reach out to data8@berkeley.edu if you have not.
  • Kevin additional OH
    • 11:30-12:30pm at the Woz
  • Today’s first lecture will contain some elements that are not in scope (multiple regression)
  • Ellen’s OH today will be held online (See calendar for Zoom)
  • Timeline
    • Today 8/5: HW11 due
    • Monday 8/8: Project 2 checkpoint due
    • Wednesday 8/10: Project 2 due
    • Friday 8/12: Final
  • Final Exam
    • Scope: Everything covered in the class is fair game
  • Timeline
    • Friday 8/5: HW11 due
    • Monday 8/8: Project 2 checkpoint due
    • Wednesday 8/10: Project 2 due
    • Friday 8/12: Final
  • Assignments
    • Homework 11 due Friday (EC Deadline: Thursday)
    • Project 2 released today
  • Grades for Lab 6, 7, 8 and HW 6, 7 released
    • Regrade Request by 8/5
  • [Action Required] Final Exam Form
    • Please complete the form linked in #691 due Monday
    • Seat assignments will follow
  • Assignments
    • Homework 10 due today
    • Homework 11 due Friday 8/5 (EC Thursday 8/4)
    • Project 3 release tomorrow
      • Checkpoint 1 Monday 8/8; Due Wednesday 8/10
  • Gradescope for labs will show different deadline
  • Project 2 will be released Wednesday 8/3
    • Checkpoint due Wednesday 8/8
    • Project due Friday 8/10
    • Project partner can be any person in our class
  • Other assignments
    • Lab 10 Regression will be covered in today’s lab
    • Homework 10 due tomorrow
    • Submit by tonight for EC
  • Final Seating Accommodations Form will be sent out soon as well
  • Homework 9 is due tonight, 7/29
  • Start looking for Project 2 Partners - released next Wednesday
  • All of Ellen’s OH will be fully remote starting next week
    • Times will stay the same
  • Homework 9 due Friday, 7/29
    • Submit by tonight, 7/28, for 5 bonus points
  • HW 9 due Friday
    • Submit by Thursday for 5 bonus points!
  • Grade Reports released
  • Final Exam Conflict form on Ed
  • Assignments
    • HW 8 is due tonight
  • Final Exam Conflict
    • Select group of students is eligible for a fixed alternate exam time:
      • if you have a conflicting regularly scheduled class with the 12pm-1pm portion of our exam
    • Complete the form on Ed (#601) by tomorrow
    • In all other circumstances, we will not be able to accommodate you
    • All exams will be held in-person on campus. More info: TBD.
  • Assignments
    • HW 8 is due Tue 7/26 (EC 7/25)
    • Today’s lab: Lab 8
    • Lab 9 released later today
  • Grade reports will be released today or tomorrow.
  • Last module of the course is fast-paced. Make sure to keep up with the course.
  • Homework 7 due tonight
  • HW 8 released after lecture
  • Reminder - read questions carefully!
  • HW 7 due Friday
    • Submit by tonight for 5 bonus points!
  • HW 7 due Friday
  • Tutoring section signups - today at 2pm!
  • Project 1, HW5, Lab5 regrades due Friday
  • Midterm regrades due tonight
  • HW 6 due tonight!
  • Midterm regrades due tomorrow midnight
  • Individual/Class Grade Reports released after regrades resolved
  • OH and Ed are not for “Am I on the right track” questions
  • Midterm scores released after lecture
    • Regrades due Wednesday evening
    • Regrades will only be looked at once after Wednesday
  • HW 6 due tomorrow, 7/19
    • Submit by tonight for 5 bonus points!
  • Tutoring signups on Wednesday
  • Midterm tomorrow!
    • Regular Midterm: 10am-12pm @ Dwinelle 155
    • Remote Exam will be conducted via Examtool
    • Seating and other information will be sent out today
    • Bring pencil, eraser, SID
    • No extra sheets/calculators/computers notes are allowed
  • No homework will be released this Friday.
  • Regular routine will start back up next week.
  • Regrade Requests
    • HW2, HW3, HW4, Lab2, Lab3, Lab4 regrades due tonight
  • Midterm on Friday!
    • Logistics post on Ed
  • Ellen’s Friday OH cancelled, Thursday bonus OH instead
    • Will be held remotely, time TBD - see Ed
  • Grade Release
    • Homework 2-4 regrades due W 7/13
    • Lab 2-4 regrades due W 7/13
    • If your written work didn’t show up, request a regrade.
  • Resources
    • Ed
    • Office Hours
  • The regular midterm is 10am-12pm on Friday 7/15. See pinned Ed posts #283
    • Scope: Everything through Chapter 12
    • Seating maps will be sent out
  • Midterm prep posts on Ed: #405 and #407
  • If you did not fill out the Google form but need to take the exam at the alternate time of 7pm-9pm, email data8@berkeley.edu ASAP. No guarantees can be made.
  • HW 5 due tonight
  • Project 1 due tonight
  • Midterm Preferences Form due tonight
    • We may not be able to accommodate late requests
  • 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, Additional Materials, 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, Video 10.2, 10.3, 10.4
13 Fri 07/08 Comparing Distributions, Decisions and Uncertainty Slides, Demos, Video 11
Homework 06 (Due Tue 07/19)
Week 4 14 Mon 07/11 A/B Testing Slides, Demos, Video 11.4, 12.1
15 Tue 07/12 Causality Slides, Demos, Video 12.2
16 Wed 07/13 Examples Slides, Demos, Video 12.3
Lab: Midterm Review
17 Thu 07/14 Midterm Review Slides, Video
0 Fri 07/15 Midterm Exam (10AM - 12PM)
Week 5 18 Mon 07/18 Confidence Intervals Slides, Demos, Video 13, 13.1, 13.2
19 Tue 07/19 Interpreting Confidence Slides, Demos, Video 13.3, 13.4
Homework 07 (Due Fri 07/22)
20 Wed 07/20 Center and Spread Slides, Demos, Video 14, 14.1, 14.2
21 Thu 07/21 The Normal Distribution Slides, Demos, Video 14.3, 14.4
22 Fri 07/22 Sample Means, Designing Experiments Slides, Demos, Video 14.5, 14.6
Homework 08 (Due Tue 07/26)
Week 6 23 Mon 07/25 Correlation Slides, Demos, Video 15, 15.1
24 Tue 07/26 Linear Regression Slides, Demos, Video 15.2
Homework 09 (Due Fri 07/29)
25 Wed 07/27 Least Squares Slides, Demos, Video 15.3, 15.4
26 Thu 07/28 Residuals Slides, Demos, Video 15.5, 15.6
27 Fri 07/29 Regression Inference Slides, Additional Materials, Demos, Video 16
Homework 10 (Due Tue 08/02)
Week 7 28 Mon 08/01 Classification Slides, Demos, Video 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3
29 Tue 08/02 Classifiers Slides, Demos, Video 17.4
Homework 11 (Due Fri 08/05)
30 Wed 08/03 Updating Probabilities Slides, Demos, Video 18
(Due Wed 08/10; Checkpoint Mon 08/08)
31 Thu 08/04 Case Study: Health Slides, Demos, Video
32 Fri 08/05 Advanced Prediction & Education Case Study Slides, Demos, Video
Homework 12 (Due Fri 08/12)
Week 8 33 Mon 08/08 Privacy Slides, Video
Lab: Final Review
34 Tue 08/09 Review Slides, Video
35 Wed 08/10 Review Slides, Video
36 Thu 08/11 Conclusion Slides
0 Fri 08/12 Final Exam (10AM - 1PM)