Instructor: Jing Gong, Section 002/004

Jing Gong

Jing Gong joins the Fox School on a tenure-track appointment from Carnegie Mellon University, where she studied for a PhD in Information Systems and Management. She is interested in using empirical models to analyze firm and consumer behavior in online markets, with primary focuses in electronic commerce, digital marketing, two-sided online markets, online labor markets, and business analytics. Her research uses interdisciplinary approaches such as econometrics, Bayesian statistics, economic structural modeling, field experiment, and text analytics. Jing’s work has appeared in several major conferences and workshops including International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Workshop on Information Systems Economics (WISE), Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Marketing Science Conference, and China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM). She was the 2014 recipient of the Best Student Paper Award at the Conference of Information Systems and Technology and the 2014 Best Paper Award runner-up, at the China Summer Workshop on Information Management. Jing holds a Bachelor's Degree in Information Management and Information Systems from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.

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.