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PSYC 199 Data I: Dealing with Data

PSYC 199.  Data I: Dealing with Data.  3 Credits.   S   

Data science is an interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to derive knowledge and insights from data. This course teaches students the core concepts of inference and computing, working with real behavioral, economic, geographic, physical, social, and text data. Students obtain basic statistics training from a computational perspective using simulation to answer questions, explore problems, and delve into social issues surrounding data analysis such as privacy and design. (Same as ECON 199, POLS 199 and SOC 199.)