Monthly Archives: August 2012


This is the version published at the beginning of the semester.  Logistics and content get modified slightly throughout the semester. The most current information can be viewed on the About the Class and the Guest Speakers pages. Introduction to Data Science (W4242) Fall 2012 Professor: Dr. Rachel Schutt Wednesdays 6:10-8:55pm Location: 503 Hamilton Hall Email: […]

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the interdisciplinary and emerging field of data science, which lies at the intersection of statistics, computer science, data visualization and the social sciences. The course will be organized around three central threads: (1) statistical modeling and machine learning, (2) data pipelines, programming languages and “big data” tools, and (3) […]