Winter 2021 STAT 11900.

Course: STAT 11900=CMSC 11900

Title: Introduction to Data Science II

Instructor(s): Dan Nicolae and Michael Franklin

Teaching Assistant(s): TBA

Class Schedule: Section 1: MWF 9:40 AM–11:00 AM (Remote)

Description: This course is the second quarter of a two-quarter systematic introduction to the foundations of data science, as well as to practical considerations in data analysis. A broad background on probability and statistical methodology as well as a basic proficiency in RStudio will be provided. More advanced topics on data privacy and ethics, reproducibility in science, data encryption, and basic machine learning will be introduced. We will explore these concepts with real-world problems from different domains.