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Welcome to ICS 80 - Introduction to Data Science

For anyone interested, in an earlier version of this course you can take a look at the course website from Fall 2020. The older link may not be useful for students currently enrolled in the course. It is shared mainly for instructors and learners elsewhere.

This course introduces the full data cycle. Topics include data collection and retrieval, data cleaning, exploratory analysis and visualization, introduction to statistical modeling and inference, and communicating findings. Applications include real data from wide-range of fields following reproducible practices.

Prerequisite: None


Course Goals

By the end of this course you will be able to:

Typical Week Workflow
  • Monday 9 am

    Weekly course content videos and assignments are released on this website under Schedule.

  • Thursday 9:30 - 10:30 am

    Prof. Dogucu holds office hours.

  • Thursday 5:00 - 6:00 pm

    Alicia holds office hours.

  • Thursday 11:59 pm

    Quizzes are due.

  • Friday 3:00 - 4:00 pm

    Alicia holds office hours.

  • Friday 11:59 pm

    Homework is due.

Important Dates

Final Project Proposal due Feb 12th at 11:59 pm

Final Project Presentation on March 18th at 8:00 - 10:00 am