Components of Data Science

What should be in a an early course or two in data science?

Daniel Kaplan (Macalester College)

Many StatPREP participants have contacted us with news and questions about data science. The news is typically along these lines:

And the questions are often like these:

Two excellent open resources are the Data Science in a Box site by Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel and an introductory textbook by Chester Ismay and Albert Y. Kim, Modern Dive: Statistical inference via data science.

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