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Fall 2017-2018
* SML 201 (QR)   No Pass/D/Fail

Introduction to Data Science

Daisy Yan Huang

Introduction to Data Science provides a practical introduction to the burgeoning field of data science. The course introduces students to the essential tools for conducting data-driven research, including the fundamentals of programming techniques and essentials of statistics. Students learn to work with real-world datasets from various domains, such as writing computer code to manipulate, explore, and analyze data; using basic data analysis techniques from statistics and machine learning; drawing conclusions using sound statistical reasoning; and producing scientific reports. No prior knowledge in programming or statistics is required.


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:57 Limit:75
22343 L02 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   Guyot Hall   10   Enrolled:69 Limit:100
23301 P01 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm T   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:9 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:13 Limit:14
23309 P09 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm Th   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:6 Limit:14
23310 P10 10:00 am - 10:50 am F   Bendheim Center For Finance   103   Enrolled:13 Limit:14
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