Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2021

     

STAT 405 002 (CRN: 11283)

R FOR DATA SCIENCE

Long Title: R FOR DATA SCIENCE
Department: Statistics
Instructor: Bertolusso, Roberto L.
Meeting: 5:30PM - 6:45PM 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
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
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):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: STAT 305 OR STAT 312 OR STAT 310 OR ECON 307 OR STAT 385 OR STAT 315 OR DSCI 301
Section Max Enrollment: 25
Section Enrolled: 23
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 56
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 42
Enrollment data as of: 16-OCT-2021 4:23PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final 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. Cross-list: STAT 605. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for STAT 405 if student has credit for STAT 605.