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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.
🍿 Watch Ahmed's Calc Review.

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Tue Jul 2

MISC Sign Up for EdStem (class discussion board)

SUR Welcome Survey

LEC 1 Introduction to Modeling (LIVE)
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MISC Assign study groups

HW Homework 0 (not due!)
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🏠  Tue Jul 2

LEC 2 Empirical Risk Minimization
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LEC 3 Comparing Loss Functions
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LEC 4 Simple Linear Regression
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HW Homework 1 Released
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πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Wed Jul 3

DISC Groupwork 1 (Discussion Section)
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🏠  Thu Jul 4

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

🏠  Sun Jul 7

LEC 5 Simple Linear Regression, Continued
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LEC 6 Dot Products and Projections
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LEC 7 Orthogonal Projections
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LEC 8 Regression and Linear Algebra
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HW Homework 2 Released
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πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Tue Jul 9

DEMO Demo 1    code

HOPS Hands-On Problem Solving 1

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Wed Jul 10

DISC Groupwork 2 (Discussion Section)
                   problems   solutions

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Wed Jul 10

HOPS Hands-On Problem Solving 2

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
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LEC 10 Feature Engineering, Gradient Descent
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LEC 11 Gradient Descent, Continued
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HW Homework 3 Released
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πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Tue Jul 16

DEMO Demo 2

REVW Midterm Review

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Wed Jul 17

DISC Groupwork 3 (Discussion Section)
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πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Thu Jul 18

EXAM Midterm Exam

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.
🍿 Watch befor lecture 14, Suraj's combinatoric problems.

🏠  Sun Jul 21

LEC 12 Foundations of Probability
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LEC 13 Combinatorics
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LEC 14 More Combinatorics Examples
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LEC 15 Bayes' Theorem and Independence
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HW Homework 4 Released
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πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Tue Jul 23

EXAM Discuss Midterm Solutions

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Wed Jul 24

HOPS Hands-On Problem Solving 3

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Thu Jul 25

HOPS Hands-On Problem Solving 4

DEMO Demo 3

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 4

HOPS Hands-On Problem Solving 5

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Wed Jul 31

DISC Groupwork 4 (Discussion Section)

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Thu Aug 1

LEC 19 Conclusion

REVW Final Review

πŸ§‘β€πŸ«  Sat Aug 3

EXAM Final Exam