MATH 247/CS 207

Time Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:50-4:15 PM
Place LH 10
Instructors

Xingye Qiao

Office Hours: Tuesday from 9-10 and Thursday from 9-10:30 at Whitney 134.


Ken Chiu

Office Hours: T and R, 7:30-8:30 PM in AA G007, or by appointment. This is right after my other class. If you will not be there at 7:30, let me know ahead of time via Piazza. Otherwise, I will assume that no one is coming and go home. In other words, there is no need to send an email if you are coming at 7:30.

E-mail

Use the Piazza system.

Teaching Assistants

William Huebner, Derrick Lam, Zhen Lin

Office Hours: M 4:00-5:00 (Zhen), 5:00-6:00 (Will)
W 3:00-4:00 (Derrick)

All office hours are in EB N0. Note that there is also an EB N01.

Mailing Lists We will use Piazza. If you have not already been registered, you can register yourself by going to Piazza, and registering with your BMail address.

Syllabus

The syllabus may be found here.

Textbooks

Computational and Inferential Thinking
Principles and Techniques of Data Science

Computer Setup Instructions

Instrutions on how to set up your computer for the course may be found here.

Schedule, Slides, and Documents

Date Topic Slides Readings Webcast Code Assignment Solution and Notes
Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 Introduction Lecture 1 Chapter 1 of CIT
Chapter 1 of PTDS
Video Lecture Demo lab01 sol-lab01
Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 Cause & Effect - Tables - Data Types Lecture 2 Chapters 2-3 of CIT
Chapter 1 of PTDS
Video Lecture Demo hw01 due 9/2/19 11:59 PM sol-hw01
Thursday, August 29th, 2019 Assignment - Data Types - Building Tables Lecture 3 Chapters 4-5 of CIT Video Lecture Demo lab02 due 9/4/19 8:59 AM sol-lab02
Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 Tables - Charts Lecture 4 Chapters 5-6 of CIT Video Lecture Demo hw02 due 9/9/19 11:59 PM sol-hw02
Thursday, September 5th, 2019 Histogram - Function Lecture 5 Chapters 7.2-8 of CIT N/A Lecture Demo lab03 due 9/11/19 11:59 PM sol-lab03
Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 Apply - Groups - Pivot Tables - Joins Lecture 6 Section 8.1 to 8.4 of CIT Video Lecture Demo hw03 due 9/16/19 11:59 PM sol-hw03
Thursday, September 12th, 2019 Maps - Comparison - Conditional Statements Lecture 7 Sections 8.5, 9 and 9.1 of CIT Video Lecture Demo lab04 due 9/18/19 11:59 PM sol-lab04
Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 Iteration - Probability Lecture 8 Chapter 9 of CIT Video Lecture Demo hw04 due 9/23/19 11:59 PM sol-hw04
Thursday, September 19th, 2019 Sampling - Empirical Distribution Lecture 9 Chapter 10 of CIT Video Lecture Demo Project 1 due Fri 10/04 11:59 PM (pushed back two days) sol-proj1
Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 Statistics Review - Models - Simulation Lecture 10 Chapter 10 and Section 11.1 of CIT Video Lecture Demo hw05 due Wed 10/02/2019 11:59 PM sol-hw05
Thursday, September 26th, 2019 Comparing Distributions; Decisions and Uncertainty Lecture 11 Sections 11.2 and 11.3 of CIT Video Lecture Demo lab05 due Monday 10/07/2019 11:59 PM
sol-lab05
Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 P-Values - A/B (Permutation) Testing Lecture 12
Sneetches [PPT]
Chapter 11 Video Lecture Demo hw06 due Friday 10/11/2019 11:59 PM
sol-hw06
Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 A/B (Permutation) Testing - Causality/Randomized Controlled Trials Lecture 13
Bootstrapping [PPT]
Chapter 12 Video Lecture Demo lab06 due Tuesday 10/15/2019 07:59 AM
sol-lab06
Thursday, October 10th, 2019 Confidence Interval Lecture 14 Chapter 13 of CIT Video Lecture Demo hw07 due Thursday 10/17/2019 01:59 PM
sol-hw07
Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 Use Confidence Interval for Testing - R Tutorial Lecture 15 Section 13.4 of CIT Video Lecture Demo lab07 due Tuesday 10/22/2019 01:59 AM (post midnight) sol-lab07
Thursday, October 17th, 2019 Pandas - Slicing - Grouping Lecture 16 Chapter 3 of PTDS Video Lecture Demo hw08 due Thursday 10/24/2019 01:59 AM (post midnight) sol-hw08
Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 More Pandas Lecture 17 Chapter 3 of PTDS Video Lecture Demo lab08 due Thursday 10/31/2019 01:59 AM (post midnight) sol-lab08
Thursday, October 24th, 2019 Data Cleaning - Tidy Data Lecture 18 Chapter 4 and 5 of PTDS Video N/A Project 2 due Friday 11/08/2019 11:59 PM (midnight) sol-proj2
Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 Text Processing - Regular Expressions Lecture 19 Chapter 8 of PTDS Video Demo lab09 due Tuesday 11/05/2019 01:59 AM (post midnight) sol-lab09
Thursday, October 31st, 2019 Regular Expressions; Center and Spread Lecture 19.5
Lecture 20
Chapters 8.2-8.3 of PTDS
Chapters 14-14.2 of CIT
Video Demo hw09 due Thursday 11/07/2019 01:59 AM (post midnight) sol-hw09
Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 Normal Distribution and Central Limit Theorem Lecture 21 Chapters 14.3-14.6 of CIT Video Demo hw10 due Tuesday 11/12/2019 01:59 PM (afternoon) sol-hw10
Thursday, November 7th, 2019 Determine Sample Size, Correlation Lecture 22 Chapters 14.6-15.2 of CIT Video Demo hw11 due Thursday 11/14/2019 01:59 AM (post midnight) sol-hw11
Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 Linear Regression - Least Squares - Diagnostics Lecture 23 Chapters 15.2-15.6 of CIT Video Demo lab10 due Tue 11/19 01:59 AM (post midnight) sol-lab10
Thursday, November 14th, 2019 Inference for Regression Lecture 24 Chapter 16 of CIT Video Demo hw12: Linear Regression due Thu 11/21 01:59 PM (afternoon)
Project 3 due Fri 12/06 11:59 PM (midnight)
sol-hw12 sol-proj3
Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 Classification Lecture 25 Chapter 17 of CIT Video Demo lab11: Age of Universe (Regression and Inference) due Sun 11/24 11:59 PM (midnight) sol-lab11
Thursday, November 21st, 2019 Bayes Decisions - Frenzy on Big Data - Ethics Lecture 26 Chapter 18 of CIT Video Demo hw13: Regression Inference due Tue 11/26 01:59 PM (afternoon) sol-hw13
Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 TBD Lecture 27 TBD Video Demo hw14: Classification due Tue 12/03 01:59 PM (afternoon) sol-hw14
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 Review (I) Lecture 28 Video
Thursday, December 5th, 2019 Review (II) Lecture 29 Video