Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

STAT 605 001 (CRN: 10725)

R FOR DATA SCIENCE

Long Title: R FOR DATA SCIENCE
Department: Statistics
Instructor: Bertolusso, Roberto L.
Meeting: 4:00PM - 5:15PM TR MXF 251 (23-AUG-2021 - 3-DEC-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 40
Section Enrolled: 32
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 56
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 52
Enrollment data as of: 25-OCT-2021 8:31PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: This course introduces students to the statistical programming language, R, and how to use it in statistical and data science problems. The course traces the data science pipeline from importing data into R, exploring and visualizing data, applying a variety of statistical methods, and communicating results. Important computational tools for data science (e.g. databases, web scraping, and big data) and good programming practice are integrated throughout the course. No programming experience is required. STAT 605 includes more advanced assignments and/or examinations than STAT 405. Cross-list: STAT 405. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for STAT 605 if student has credit for STAT 405.