Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
4235055 Introduction to Data Science 3.0 3
Description Data science is a field of science that is based on data and driven by data. Although evidence-based scientific research has always relied on data as its foundation, there has never been an era that data volume is so large, data transmission is so speedy, data storage is so cheap, and data analysis is so advanced. Therefore, data science has become a new paradigm in the current era. According to the statement quoted by Wikipedia, data science is a "concept to unify statistics, data analysis, machine learning and their related methods" in order to "understand and analyze actual phenomena" with data (see for the original source). In order to provide students with an overview and hands-on practice of data science, we will present the many aspects of data science in this introductory course, and use computer software to explore various topics such as data storage, consolidation, cleaning, sampling, modeling, exploration, visualization, statistical