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Principles of Data Science

DSC 10, Spring 2023 at UC San Diego

Suraj Rampure

Lectures: MWF 12-12:50PM (A) and 1-1:50PM (B), Center Hall 109

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The Final Exam is on Saturday 6/10 from 7-10PM! Read this post on Ed for all the details.

  • If at least 80% of the class fills out both CAPEs and the End-of-Quarter Survey by Saturday 6/10 at 8AM, then we will add 0.5% of extra credit to everyone’s overall grade. We’re currently only at 51% for CAPEs and 36% for the End-of-Quarter Survey!
  • While studying, refer to these brand-new tutor-created videos and guides and the Diagrams tab on the course website.

Below, you can open β€œstatic” versions of each lecture by clicking the ✏️ emojis and watch podcasts by clicking the πŸŽ₯ emojis.

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Week 5 – Midterm Exam πŸ§ͺ

Mon May 1

LEC 13 Distributions and Sampling ✏️

πŸŽ₯ β€’ CIT 10-10.4

Tue May 2

HW 3 DataFrames, Control Flow, and Probability

Wed May 3

LEC 14 Midterm Review (blank, filled)

12PM πŸŽ₯, 1PM πŸŽ₯

DIS 5 Probability and Simulation


Fri May 5

Exam Midterm Exam (in class)

SUR Mid-Quarter Survey (due 12PM!)

Week 6 – Hypothesis Testing
There won't be live lecture on Wednesday or Friday, since Suraj is at a conference. Notebooks and videos for those lectures have already been posted below. On Wednesday from 1-1:50PM in Center 109, tutors will take up common misconceptions from the Midterm Exam.

Mon May 8

LEC 15 Models and Viewpoints ✏️

πŸŽ₯ β€’ CIT 11.0-11.1

Β Β The audio in the podcast died; refer to this podcast from Fall 2022.

Tue May 9

PROJ Midterm Project (see partner guidelines)

Wed May 10

LEC 16 Hypothesis Testing ✏️ (no live lecture)

πŸŽ₯ β€’ CIT 11.2-11.4

Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Β Midterm Recap Session πŸŽ₯

DIS 6 Hypothesis Testing


Fri May 12

LEC 17 TVD, Permutation Testing ✏️ (no live lecture)

πŸŽ₯ β€’ CIT 12.0-12.1

Sat May 13

Lab 4Simulation, Sampling, and Hypothesis Testing

Week 10 – Review

Mon Jun 5

LEC 26 Residuals and Inference ✏️

πŸŽ₯ β€’ CIT 15.5-16.3

Tue Jun 6

PROJ Final Project (see partner guidelines)

Wed Jun 7

LEC 27 Winter 2023 Final Review (blank PDF, filled PDF)

12PM πŸŽ₯, 1PM πŸŽ₯

DIS 10 Regression

Fri Jun 9

LEC 28 Review, Conclusion (blank, 12PM, 1PM) ✏️


Sat Jun 10

Exam Final Exam (7-10PM)

SUR End-of-Quarter Survey + CAPEs (due 8AM)