(Adapted from Prof. David Mimno's course design and materials)
This course will introduce students to working with data in the context of modern web applications. These include data representation with relational and non-relational databases, data mining to find patterns and make predictions, and visualization design.
The Spring 2019 section is currently full. Sign up for the waitlist here. We will send PINs to add the class as spots become available. Students have 24 hours to register, so it may appear that the class is open. We cannot tell you your exact position on the waiting list, but we will try to estimate whether it is likely that you will be able to register.
Class time will mix lecture, discussion, and hands-on programming exercises, so attendance is important. Attendance will be randomly taken in class. All students have 3 excused absences before grades are penalized, no questions asked. If you go beyond 3 absences due to extreme personal circumstances, reach out to course staff with appropriate supporting materials (see syllabus).
It will be useful to have a webserver running locally on your computer. Here are some options: