Skip to main content Link Search Menu Expand Document (external link)

Theoretical Foundations of Data Science I

DSC 40A, Summer Session 1 2024 at UC San Diego πŸ‘‹

Summer I 2024

WLH 2114

TUE & THUR 2:00PM - 4:50PM

Week 1 - Modeling, Loss Functions, & Simple Linear Regression
πŸ“˜ Read Chapter 1, Pages 1-12.
πŸ“˜ Read Chapter 2, Pages 1-7.
πŸ“˜ Read the spread notes.

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Tue Jul 2

SUR Welcome Survey

LEC 1 Introduction to Modeling (LIVE)
                   blank

HOPS Hands-On Problem Solving 1

MISC Assign study groups

GRPW Group Work 1 Released

HW Homework 0 (not due!)
                   problems   template   walkthrough

🏠  Tue Jul 2

LEC 2 Empirical Risk Minimization
                   blank   filled   recording

LEC 3 Comparing Loss Functions
                   blank   filled   recording

LEC 4 Simple Linear Regression
                   blank   filled   recording

HW Homework 1 Released
                   problems

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Wed Jul 3

GRPW Discussion 1
                   problems

🏠  Thu Jul 4

NOCLS πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ¦…πŸ“œπŸ”” Happy 4th of July!

Week 2 - Linear Algebra & Linear Regression
πŸ“˜ Read Chapter 2, Pages 7-19.

🏠  Sun Jul 7

LEC 5 Simple Linear Regression, Continued
                   blank   filled   recording

LEC 6 Dot Products and Projections
                   blank   filled

LEC 7 Orthogonal Projections
                   blank   filled

LEC 8 Regression and Linear Algebra
                   blank   filled

HW Homework 2 Released

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Tue Jul 9

DEMO Demo 1

HOPS Hands-On Problem Solving 2

GRPW Group Work 2 Released

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Wed Jul 10

DISC Discussion 2

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Thu Jul 11

DEMO Demo 2

HOPS Hands-On Problem Solving 3

Week 3 - Multiple Linear Regression, Feature Engineering, & Gradient Descent
πŸ“˜ Read Chapter 1, Pages 16-17.
πŸ“˜ Read Notes on Convexity.

🏠  Sun Jul 14

LEC 9 Multiple Linear Regression
                   blank   filled

LEC 10 Feature Engineering, Gradient Descent
                   blank   filled

LEC 11 Gradient Descent, Continued
                   blank   filled

HW Homework 3 Released

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Tue Jul 16

DEMO Demo 3

REVW Midterm Review

GRPW Group Work 3 Released

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Wed Jul 17

DISC Discussion 3

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Thu Jul 18

EXAM Midterm Exam

HOPS Hands-On Problem Solving 4

Week 4 - Probability, Combinatorics, & Independence
πŸ“˜ Read Janine's probability roadmap (in order):
       Roadmap with Questions  -  Roadmap with Answers  -  Summary

πŸ“˜ Read Chapters 1 and 2 of this online Probability Textbook.

🏠  Sun Jul 21

LEC 12 Foundations of Probability
                   blank   filled

LEC 13 Combinatorics

LEC 14 More Combinatorics Examples

LEC 15 Bayes' Theorem and Independence

HW Homework 4 Released

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Tue Jul 23

DEMO Demo 4

HOPS Hands-On Problem Solving 5

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Wed Jul 24

DISC Discussion 4 (Midterm Solutions)

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Thu Jul 25

HOPS Hands-On Problem Solving 6

Week 5 - Conditional Independence and NaΓ―ve Bayes
πŸ“˜ Read Notes on Conditional Independence.

🏠  Sun Jul 28

LEC 16 Independence and Conditional Independence

LEC 17 NaΓ―ve Bayes

LEC 18 More NaΓ―ve Bayes, Review

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Tue Jul 30

DEMO Demo 5

HOPS Hands-On Problem Solving 7

GRPW Group Work 4 Released

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Wed Jul 31

DISC Discussion 5

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Thu Aug 1

LEC 19 Conclusion

REVW Final Review

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Sat Aug 3

EXAM Final Exam