Tentative schedule for STAT 380
Data Science through Statistical Reasoning and Computation, Spring 2018 (check back often!)
Date Topics Reading
Week 1 (Jan 8) R basics review 1.1-7, 1.13-15
Week 2 (Jan 15) Vectorized operations and EDA 1.8-9, 2.7
Week 3 (Jan 22) Graphics 3.1-5
Week 4 (Jan 29) Data structures 1.10-11, 2.4-6, 4.2
Week 5 (Feb 5) Introduction to Programming 5.1-6
Week 6 (Feb 12) Debugging and style; Simulation; 5.8-9; 5.7, 7.1-3, 15.11
Week 7 (Feb 19) Representation of Numbers
Week 8 (Feb 26) Review and midterm
IN CLASS Midterm exam: Thursday, Mar 1
(March 5) spring break
Week 9 (March 12) Shell 2.1-3, 10.1-5
Week 10 (March 19) Regular expressions and text mining 8.1-5, 15.9
Week 11 (March 26) XML and simple web scraping 11.2-3, 4.4
Week 12 (April 2) SQL 9.1-5
Week 13 (April 9) JSON + XML + bootstrap 6.1-2, 6.4
Week 14 (April 16) cross-validation + more web scraping
Week 15 (April 23) logistic regression + Review
Tuesday May 1 Comprehensive final exam 4:40-6:30 in HHD (Health and Human Development) 254