# Data 8: Foundations of Data Science

UC Berkeley, Spring 2024

## Week 15 Announcements

Apr 26 · 0 min read
• HW 13 due 5/5 Sunday 5pm
• If at least 50% of students complete HW 13, everyone will earn 3 extra credit points on the final
• In scope for the final
• Project 3 released
• Final submission due 4/26 Friday 5pm
• Lab 10 due 4/26 Friday 5pm
• Fill out course evaluations!
• Final Exam: May 7 3-6 pm

## Week 1

Jan 17
1 (Sahai & Khan) Introduction
SlidesDemos
Lab Lab 01: Expressions (Due 1/19)
Lab 01 Worksheet
Jan 19
2 (Khan) Cause and Effect
Slides
Homework Homework 01 (Due 1/24)

## Week 2

Jan 22
3 (Sahai) Tables
SlidesDemos
Lab Lab 02: Table Operations (Due 1/26)
Lab 02 Worksheet
Jan 24
4 (Sahai) Data Types
SlidesDemos
Jan 26
5 (Khan) Building Tables
SlidesDemos
Homework Homework 02 (Due 1/31)

## Week 3

Jan 29
6 (Sahai) Census
SlidesDemos
Lab Lab 03: Data Types, Creating and Extending Tables (Due 2/2)
Lab 03 Worksheet
Jan 31
7 (Sahai) Charts
SlidesDemos
Feb 2
8 (Khan) Histograms
SlidesDemos
Homework Homework 03 (Due 2/7)

## Week 4

Feb 5
9 (Sahai) Functions
SlidesDemos
Lab Lab 04: Functions and Visualization (Due 2/9)
Lab 04 Worksheet
Feb 7
10 (Khan) Groups
SlidesDemos
Feb 9
11 (Khan) Pivots and Joins
SlidesDemos
Homework Homework 04 (Due 2/14)
Project Project 1: World Population and Poverty (Due 2/23, Checkpoint 2/16)

## Week 5

Feb 12
12 (Denero) Table Examples
SlidesDemosEmpty Demos
Project 1 Lab Worksheet
Feb 14
13 (Khan) Conditionals and Iteration
SlidesDemos
Feb 16
14 (Sahai) Chance
SlidesDemos
Homework Homework 05 (Due 2/21)

## Week 6

Feb 19
Holiday: No Class
Lab Lab 05: Conditional Statements, Iteration, Tables (Due 2/23)
Lab 05 Worksheet
Feb 21
15 (Khan) Sampling
SlidesDemos
Feb 23
16 (Sahai) Models
SlidesDemos
Homework Homework 06 (Due 2/28)

## Week 7

Feb 26
17 (Jonathan & Atticus) Comparing Distributions
SlidesDemos
Lab Lab 06: Assessing Models (Due 3/1)
Lab 06 Worksheet
Feb 28
18 (Khan) Decisions and Uncertainty
SlidesDemos
Mar 1
19 (Sahai) A/B Testing
SlidesDemos
Homework Homework 07 (Due 3/6)

## Week 8

Mar 4
20 (Sahai) Causality
SlidesDemos
Midterm Review Worksheet
Mar 6
21 (Khan) Examples
SlidesDemos
Mar 8
22 (Khan) Midterm Review
Slides
Exam Midterm (7 - 9 PM)

## Week 9

Mar 11
23 (Sahai) Confidence Intervals
SlidesDemos
Lab Lab 07: A/B Testing (Due 3/15)
Lab 07 Worksheet
Mar 13
24 (Khan) Interpreting Confidence
SlidesDemos
Mar 15
SlidesDemos
Homework Homework 08 (3/20)

## Week 10

Mar 18
26 (Sahai) The Normal Distribution
SlidesDemos
Lab Lab 08: Sample Means (Due 3/22)
Lab 08 Worksheet
Mar 20
27 (Khan) Sample Means
SlidesDemos
Mar 22
28 (Khan) Designing Experiments
SlidesDemos
Homework Homework 09 (Due 4/3)
Project Project 2: Climate (Due 4/12, Checkpoint 4/5)

## Spring Break

Mar 25
Spring Break: No Class
Mar 27
Spring Break: No Class
Mar 29
Spring Break: No Class

## Week 12

Apr 1
29 (Sahai) Correlation
SlidesDemosDemos 2
Project 2 Lab Worksheet
Apr 3
30 (Khan) Linear Regression
SlidesDemos
Apr 5
31 (Khan) Least Squares
SlidesDemos
Homework Homework 10 (Due 4/10)

## Week 13

Apr 8
32 Residuals (Pre-recorded)
SlidesVideo
Lab Lab 09: Regression (Due 4/12)
Lab 09 Worksheet
Apr 10
33 (Sarah & Noah) Regression Inference
SlidesDemos
Apr 12
34 (Khan) Updating Predictions
SlidesDemos
Homework Homework 11 (Due 4/17)
Project Project 3: Classifying Movies (Due 4/26, Checkpoint 4/19)

## Week 14

Apr 15
35 (Sahai) Classification
SlidesDemos
Project 3 Lab Worksheet
Apr 17
36 (Sahai) Classifiers
SlidesDemos
Apr 19
37 Privacy (Pre-recorded)
SlidesVideo
Homework Homework 12 (Due 4/24)

## Week 15

Apr 22
38 (Khan) Inference Review
Slides
Lab Lab 10: Conditional Probability (Due 4/26)
Lab 10 Worksheet
Apr 24
39 (Sahai) Case Study: Tech
Slides
Apr 26
40 (Sahai) Conclusion
Slides
Homework Homework 13 (Due 5/5)

## Final

May 7
Exam Final Exam (3-6 PM)

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