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Spring 2016-2017
* SML 201 (QR)   No Pass/D/Fail

Introduction to Data Science

Yan Huang

This course provides an introduction to the burgeoning field of data science, which is primarily concerned with data-driven discovery and utilizing data as a research and technology development tool. We cover approaches and techniques for obtaining, organizing, exploring, and analyzing data, as well as creating tools based on data. Elements of statistics, machine learning, and statistical computing form the basis of the course content. We will focus on applications in the natural sciences.


Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
There will be four data analysis and/or programming projects due over the course of the semester. There will be primary and supplementary reading assigned by the instructor.

Requirements/Grading:
Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 22%
Paper in lieu of Final - 22%
Quizzes - 12%
Problem set(s) - 44%

Other Requirements:
Statistical, design or other software use required

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
43059 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm T Th   Green Hall   0-S-6   Enrolled:63 Limit:75
43462 L02 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   Green Hall   0-S-6   Enrolled:59 Limit:75
43888 P01 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm T   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:12 Limit:13
43889 P02 11:00 am - 11:50 am W   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:13 Limit:13 Closed
43890 P03 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm W   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:15 Limit:19
43891 P04 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm W   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:10 Limit:13
43892 P05 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Th   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:17 Limit:17 Closed
43893 P06 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Th        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
44217 P07 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm W   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:10 Limit:13
44218 P08 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:10 Limit:13
44219 P09 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm Th        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
44220 P10 10:00 am - 10:50 am F        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
44221 P11 11:00 am - 11:50 am F   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:15 Limit:13 Closed
44222 P12 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm F   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:9 Limit:13
44253 P13 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm W   Lewis Library   122   Enrolled:11 Limit:13
43463 P99 TBA        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled