# 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.