Data Science

Foundations of Data Science - Textbook

DSA ADS Course - 2021


Avrim Blum, John Hopcroft, Ravindran Kannan 

June, 2016 



Computer science as an academic discipline began in the 1960’s. Emphasis was on programming languages, compilers, operating systems, and the mathematical theory that supported these areas. Courses in theoretical computer science covered finite automata, regular expressions, context free languages, and computability. 


Statistical Modeling The Two Cultures

DSA ADS Course, 2022

Statistical Analysis, Data Interpretation, Causal Analysis, Causality, Data Fusion, Missing Data, Counterfactuals

Discuss the two cultures of statistical modeling according to Leo Breiman in light of recent advances in machine learning and causal inference and the separation between the data-fitting and data-interpretation components of statistical modeling.