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Data 8: Foundations of Data Science

UC Berkeley, Summer 2024

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Week 5 Announcements

Jul 15 · 0 min read
  • Congratulations on Completing the Midterm!
    • Grades have been released on Gradescope
  • Regrade requests for the Midterm are due on Wednesday, July 17, at 11:59 PM
  • Homework 07 has been released and will be due on Friday July 19th at 11pm PT
    • There are 5 extra points available for submitting the assignment by Thursday, July 18th, at 11pm.
  • Mid-semester Grade Report has been released on Gradescope!

Week 1

June 17
1 Introduction
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Reading: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
Lab Lab 01 (Due 6/21)
Lab 01 Worksheet
June 18
2 Cause and Effect
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Reading: 2
Homework Homework 01 (Due 6/21)
June 19
Juneteenth Holiday: No class
June 20
3 Tables
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Reading: 3
June 21
4 Data Types, Building Tables, Census
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Reading: 4, 5, 6.1, 6.2
Homework Homework 02 (Due 6/25)

Week 2

June 24
5 Distributions/Charts
SlidesDemo
Reading: 7, 7.1
Lab Lab 02 (Due 6/24)
Lab 02 Worksheet
June 25
6 Histograms
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Reading: 7.2, 7.3
Homework Homework 03 (Due 6/28)
June 26
7 Functions
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Reading: 8, 8.1
Lab Lab 03 (Due 6/26)
Lab 03 Worksheet
June 27
8 Conditionals and Iteration
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Reading: 9, 9.1, 9.2
June 28
9 Groups, Pivots, Joins
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Reading: 8, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4
Homework Homework 04 (Due 7/2)
Project Project 1: World Population and Poverty (Due Fri 7/5; Checkpoint 7/2)

Week 3

July 1
10 Chance
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Reading: 9.2, 9.3, 9.4
Lab Lab 04 (Due 7/1)
Lab 04 Worksheet
July 2
11 Sampling
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Reading: 9.5, 10
Homework Homework 05 (Due 7/5)
July 3
12 Models
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Reading: 10.2, 10.3, 10.4
Lab Lab 05 (Due 7/3)
Lab 05 Worksheet
July 4
Independence Day Holiday: No class
July 5
13 Comparing Distributions, Decisions/Uncertainty
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Reading: 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4
Homework Homework 06 (Due 7/10)

Week 4

July 8
14 A/B Testing:
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Reading: 11.4, 12.1
Lab Lab 06 (Due 7/8)
Lab 06 Worksheet
July 9
15 Causality
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Reading: 12.2
July 10
16 Midterm Review Part 1
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Reading: 12.3
Lab Midterm Review (Due 7/10)
July 11
17 Midterm Review Part 2
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July 12
Exam Midterm Exam (11 AM - 1 PM)

Week 5

July 15
18 Confidence Intervals
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Reading: 13, 13.1, 13.2
Lab Lab 07
Lab 07 Worksheet
July 16
19 Interpreting Confidence
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Reading: 13.3, 13.4
Homework Homework 07 (Due 7/19)
July 17
20 Center and Spread, The Normal Distribution
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Reading: 14, 14.1, 14.2, 14.3, 14.4
Lab Lab 08 (Due 7/17)
Lab 08 Worksheet
July 18
21 Sample Means
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Reading: 14.5
July 19
22 Designing Experiments, Correlation
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Reading: 14.6, 15, 15.1
Homework Homework 08 (Due 7/23)

Week 6

July 22
23 Linear Regression
Slides • Demo
Reading: 15.2
Lab Lab 09 (Due 7/22)
Lab 09 Worksheet
July 23
24 Least Squares
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Reading: 15.3, 15.4
Homework Homework 09 (Due 7/26)
July 24
25 Residuals
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Reading: 15.5, 15.6
Lab Lab 10 (Due 7/24)
Lab 10 Worksheet
July 25
26 Regression Inference
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Reading: 16
July 26
27 Classification
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Reading: 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3
Homework Homework 10 (Due 7/30)

Week 7

July 29
28 Classifiers
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Reading: 17.4
Lab Lab 11 (Due 7/29)
Lab 11 Worksheet
July 30
29 Updating Probabilities
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Reading: 13, 18
Homework Homework 11 (Due 8/2)
July 31
30 Case Study 1: TBA
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Lab Lab 12
Lab 12 Worksheet
Project Project 2: Classifying Movies (Due Tues 8/6; Checkpoint Fri 8/2)
August 1
31 Case Study 2: TBA
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August 2
32 Final Review
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Homework Homework 12 (Due 8/6)

Week 8

August 5
33 Final Review
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Lab Lab 13 (due 8/5)
Lab 13 Worksheet
August 6
34 Final Review
Slides • Demo
August 7
Exam Final Exam (11 AM - 1 PM)
August 8
35 Conclusion
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August 9
36 Panel
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