MIS2502 Data Analytics (Spring 2018)

Instructor: Jing Gong, Section 002/004

Canvas Updates and Agenda for Week 15 (Week of 4/23)

I hope you all had a great weekend. Cannot believe that the semester is almost over — we are in the last week of class!

Please note several updates on Canvas:

(1) Grades for Assignment 7 (Decision Tree) are available. The average score is 84.7/100. If you want to request a regrade, please email me before 11:59 pm next Monday (04/30).
(2) Video solutions to Assignment 6-8 are available under Modules-> Assignment Solution Keys. (I will post the solution to Assignment 9 on Tuesday after the deadline.)

As for this week’s class, below is the schedule:

  • Tuesday — Review for Exam 3
  • Thursday — Exam 3 (please bring a No. 2 pencil, and a calculator)

Office Hours:

  • Jing will hold regular office hours on Tu/Th between 12:50-1:50pm in Speakman 201C.
  • Nathan Pham will hold office hours on Wednesday (4/25) between 11:00am-12:30pm in Alter 240D.

Assignment:

  • Assignment #9 (Association Rules): due on Tuesday, 4/24 before class.
  • Extra credit assignment, with a chance to receive professional achievements points for MIS majors: due on 4/28 at 11:59 PM

Agenda for Week 14 (Week of 4/16)

Class Schedule:

  • Tuesday — Association Rules; ICA #10.1-Association Rules using R
  • Thursday — Completing Student Feedback Forms; ICA #10.2-Compute Support, Confidence and Lift (will not be collected); Linear Regression (Optional)

Assignment:

  • Assignment #8 (Clustering in R): due on Thursday, 4/19 before class.
  • Assignment #9 (Association Rules): (to be announced soon) due on Tuesday, 4/24 before class.
  • Extra credit assignment, with a chance to receive professional achievements points for MIS majors: due on April 28, 2017 at 11:59 PM

Exam 3 Study Guide

Here is the Exam 3 Study Guide.

Remember, the exam is on Thursday, 4/26/2018 during class time. There will be an in-class review session on Tuesday, 4/24/2018.

  • For this exam, please bring (i) a No. 2 pencil, and (ii) a calculator. You will not be able to use a computer or your smartphone’s calculator during the exam.

 

Agenda for Week 13 (Week of 4/9)

Class Schedule:

  • Tuesday — Clustering; starting ICA #9-Clustering in R
  • Thursday —ICA #9-Clustering in R; starting Association Rules

Assignment:

  • Assignment #7 (Decision Trees in R): due on Thursday, 4/12 before class.
  • Assignment #8 (Clustering in R) will be announced soon.
  • Extra credit assignment, with a chance to receive professional achievements points for MIS majors: due on April 28, 2017 at 11:59 PM

Agenda for Week 12 (Week of 4/2)

Class Schedule:

  • Tuesday — Classification using Decision Trees; starting ICA #8-Decision trees in R
  • Thursday — Finishing ICA #8-Decision trees in R; starting Clustering

Assignment:

  • Assignment #6 (Introduction to working with R/RStudio): due on Thursday, 4/5 before class.
  • Assignment #7 (Decision Trees in R) will be announced soon: due on Thursday, 4/12 before class.
  • I will also provide a bonus credit assignment, with a chance to receive professional achievements points for MIS majors. Stay tuned.

Agenda for Week 10 (Week of 3/19)

Class Schedule:

  • Tuesday — Introduction to Advanced Analytics and R; ICA #7-Descriptive Statistics Using R/RStudio
    • Please review the slidedeck “7.Supplement – Basic Statistics” on your own
  • Thursday — Review for Exam 2

Assignment:

  • Assignment #5 (Pivot Tables in Excel)  – due on Tuesday, 3/20 before class.

Logistics related to Exam 2:

Exam 2 Study Guide & Review Session & Office Hour

Here is the Exam 2 Study Guide.

Remember, the exam is on Tuesday, 3/27/2018 during class time. There will be an in-class review session on Thursday, 3/22/2018.

  • In addition, Aaron will hold a review session on SQL advanced queries outside class time.
    • Time/location will be on Friday, 3/23/2018, 1:00 pm-2:30pm, at Alter 034.
  • Nathan will hold office hour for Exam 2.
    • Time/location will be Monday, 3/26/2018, 2:00 pm-3:30 pm, at Alter 240D.

Quick Info

Instructor: Jing Gong (gong@temple.edu)

Office Hours:
T/TH, 12:50-1:50 pm (SP201C) or by appointment

ITA: Nathan Pham (nathan.pham@temple.edu)
Aaron Cheng (acheng@temple.edu)

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