15.071 | Spring 2017 | Graduate

The Analytics Edge

Lecture and Recitation Notes

Topics Lecture and Recitation Notes
1.2 Introduction to Analytics Introduction to the Analytics Edge (PDF)
1.3 Introduction to R and the Analytics of Google’s Search Engine Introduction to the R Programming Language (PDF)
1.4 Recitation: Understanding Food Nutritional Education with Data (PDF - 2.1MB)
2.2 Predicting the Quality of Wine Introduction to Linear Regression (PDF - 1.3MB)
2.3 Moneyball: Sport Analytics The Power of Sports Analytics (PDF - 1.4MB)
2.4 Recitation: Playing Moneyball in the NBA No notes
3.2 Modeling the Expert An Introduction to Logistic Regression (PDF - 1.2MB)
3.3 The Framingham Heart Study Evaluating Risk Factors to Save Lives (PDF)
3.4 Recitation: Predicting the Winner Before any Votes are Cast Election Forecasting (PDF)
4.2 Forecasting Supreme Court Decisions An Introduction to Trees (PDF - 1.1MB)
4.3 Predicting Healthcare Costs The D2Hawkeye Story (PDF - 1.3MB)
4.4 Recitation: Location, Location, Location Regression Trees for Housing Data (PDF - 1.1MB)
5.2 Sentiment Detection and Text Analytics Turning Tweets into Knowledge (PDF)
5.3 IBM Watson How IBM Built a Jeopardy Champion (PDF - 1.1MB)
5.4 Recitation: Predictive Coding Bringing Text Analytics to the Courtroom (PDF)
6.2 Recommendation Systems: Netflix Movie Data Introduction to Clustering (PDF - 1.3MB)
6.3 Clustering for Customer Segmentation and Patterns of Heart Attacks Discovering Patterns for Disease Detection (PDF - 1.4MB)
6.4 Recitation: Seeing the Big Picture Segmenting Images to Create Data (PDF)
7.2 Visualizing the World An Introduction to Visualization (PDF)
7.3 Visualization for Law and Order Predictive Policing (PDF)
7.4 Recitation: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Bad vs. Good Visualizations (PDF)
8.2 Airline Revenue Management Introduction to Linear Optimization (PDF - 6.3MB)
8.3 Radiation Therapy An Application of Linear Optimization (PDF - 1.8MB)
8.4 Recitation: Google AdWords Optimizing Online Advertising (PDF - 1.1MB)
9.2 Sports Scheduling An Introduction to Integer Optimization (PDF - 1.1MB)
9.3 eHarmony and Integer Optimization Maximizing the Probability of Love (PDF)
9.4 Recitation: Operating Room Scheduling An Optimization Model for Hospitals (PDF)

Course Info

As Taught In
Spring 2017
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