DATA 301 Fall 2019 Schedule

Schedule

Week 0 (Thursday 9/19)

Go over Syllabus

Icebreaker

Lecture Topics:

  • Introduction to data science
  • Tabular data
  • Summarizing data

Labs:

  • Chapter 1.1 and Exercises
  • Chapter 1.2 and Exercises

Reflection

Week 1 (9/24 and 9/26)

Tuesday

Lecture Topics

  • Visualizing variables
  • Transforming variables

Labs:

  • Chapter 1.3 and Exercises
  • Chapter 1.4 and Exercises

Thursday

Lecture Topics

  • Filtering data
  • Split-apply-combine

Labs:

  • Chapter 2.1 and Exercises
  • Chapter 2.2 and Exercises

Reflection

Week 2 (10/1 and 10/3)

Tuesday

Lecture Topics

  • Data cubes and pivot tables

Labs:

  • Chapter 2.3 and Exercises
  • Chapter 2.4 and Exercises

Thursday

Lecture Topics

  • Relationships between categorical variables
  • Independence

Labs:

  • Chapter 3.1 and Exercises
  • Chapter 3.2 and Exercises

Reflection

Week 3 (10/8 and 10/10)

Tuesday

Lecture Topics

  • Relationships between quantitative variables
  • Beyond two variables

Labs:

  • Chapter 3.3 and Exercises
  • Chapter 3.4 and Exercises

Thursday

Lecture Topics

  • Distance metrics
  • Distances between categorical variables

Labs:

  • Chapter 4.1 and Exercises
  • Chapter 4.2 and Exercises

Reflection

Week 4 (10/15 and 10/17)

Tuesday

Lecture Topics

  • Distance Matrix

Labs:

  • Chapter 4.3 and Exercises

Thursday

Lecture Topics:

  • Exam 1 - Part 1

Labs:

  • Exam 1 - Part 2

Week 5 (10/22 and 10/24)

Tuesday

Lecture Topics

  • Distance Matrix

Labs:

  • Chapter 4.3 and Exercises

Thursday

Lecture Topics:

  • Exam 1 - Part 1

Labs:

  • Exam 1 - Part 2

Week 6 (10/29 and 10/31)

Tuesday

Lecture Topics

  • Machine Learning and regression

Labs:

  • Chapter 5.1 and Exercises
  • Chapter 5.2 and Exercises
  • Chapter 5.3 and Exercises

Thursday

Lecture Topics

  • Auto ML

Labs:

  • Chapter 5.4 and Exercises
  • Chapter 5.5 and Exercises

Reflection

Week 7 (11/5 and 11/7)

Tuesday

Lecture Topics

  • Machine Learning and regression

Labs:

  • Chapter 6.1 and Exercises
  • Chapter 6.2 and Exercises

Thursday

Lecture Topics

  • Textual Data

Labs:

  • Chapter 10.1 and Exercises
  • Chapter 10.2 and Exercises

Reflection

Week 8 (11/12 and 11/14)

Tuesday

Lecture Topics

  • Exam 2 - Part 1

Labs:

  • Exam 2 - Part 2

Thursday

Lecture Topics

  • Hierarchical Data

Labs:

  • Chapter 11.1 and Exercises
  • Chapter 11.2 and Exercises
  • Chapter 11.3 and Exercises

Reflection

Week 9 (11/19 and 11/21)

Tuesday

Lecture Topics

  • Geographic Data

Labs:

  • Project Time

Thursday

Lecture Topics

  • Genomics Data

Labs:

  • Project Time

Reflection

Thanksgiving

Week 10 (12/3 and 12/5)

Tuesday

Lecture Topics

  • Image Data

Labs:

  • Project Time

Thursday

Lecture Topics

  • TBD

Labs:

  • Project Time

Reflection

Other

Last day of classes December 6th

Final exam period December 9-13

Final exam time period is Dec 10 from 10:10am – 1:00pm. This time will be used for exam 3.