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Fall 2017-2018
* 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 three data analysis and/or programming projects and five problem sets due over the course of the semester. There will be primary and supplementary reading assigned by the instructor.

Requirements/Grading:
Design Project - 45%
Quizzes - 10%
Class/Precept Participation - 5%
Problem set(s) - 40%

Other Requirements:
Statistical, design or other software use required

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22342 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm T Th   McDonnell Hall   A01   Enrolled:61 Limit:75
22343 L02 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   Guyot Hall   10   Enrolled:70 Limit:100
23301 P01 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm T   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:11 Limit:14
23302 P02 11:00 am - 11:50 am W   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:14 Limit:14 Closed
23303 P03 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm W   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:11 Limit:14
23304 P04 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm W   Green Hall   1-S-5   Enrolled:13 Limit:14
23305 P05 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm W   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:11 Limit:14
23306 P06 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm W        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
23307 P07 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:9 Limit:14
23308 P08 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Th   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:14 Limit:14 Closed
23309 P09 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm Th   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:7 Limit:14
23310 P10 10:00 am - 10:50 am F   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:14 Limit:14 Closed
23311 P11 11:00 am - 11:50 am F   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:14 Limit:14 Closed
23312 P12 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm F   McCormick Hall   362   Enrolled:13 Limit:14
22565 P99 TBA        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled