CSCI 6963 / CSCI 4967: Data and Society

Instructor: Professor Francine Berman, bermaf_at_rpi.edu
Time: Spring Semester 2014, Fridays: 9:00 - 11:50 a.m., Carnegie 106
Office Hours: Fridays: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. or by appointment, AE 218

COURSE ELIGIBILITY

COURSE DESCRIPTION

SYLLABUS AND MATERIALS

  • January 24: Intro: The Data Ecosystem / Data Roundtable
  • January 31: Data Stewardship and Data Preservation / Data Roundtable
  • February 7: Data and Computing / Proposal assignment
  • February 14: Class cancelled due to snow / see class email

  • February 21: Data in the Health Sciences / Data Roundtable
  • February 28: Big Data Panel / Proposal teams
  • March 7: Data and Entertainment / Data Roundtable
  • March 21: Midterm / Data Roundtable

  • March 28: Meet with Jim Hendler's class:
  • April 4: No class

  • April 11: Steve Lohr, NY Times Bits Blog guest speaker
  • April 18: Data in the Global Landscape / Data and Privacy: Control vs. Access Debate
  • April 25: Guest Lecture on Data Citation by Mark Parsons / Data Futures Panel
  • May 2: Student Project Presentations