15.071 | Spring 2017 | Graduate

# The Analytics Edge

## Unit Index

Topics Course Materials
Unit 1: An Introduction to Analytics

1.1.1 Welcome to Unit 1

1.2 The Analytics Edge: Intelligence, Happiness, and Health

1.3 Working with Data: An Introduction to R

1.4 Recitation: Understanding Food - Nutritional Education with Data

1.5 Assignment 1

Unit 2: Linear Regression

2.1 Welcome to Unit 2

2.2 The Statistical Sommelier: An Introduction to Linear Regression

2.3 Moneyball: The Power of Sports Analytics

2.4 Recitation: Playing Moneyball in the NBA

2.5 Assignment 2

Unit 3: Logistical Regression

3.1 Welcome to Unit 3

3.2 Modeling the Expert: An Introduction to Logistic Regression

3.3 The Framingham Heart Study: Evaluating Risk Factors to Save Lives

3.4 Recitation: Election Forecasting - Predicting the Winner Before any Votes are Cast

3.5 Assignment 3

Unit 4: Trees

4.1 Welcome to Unit 4

4.2 Judge, Jury, and Classifier: An Introduction to Trees

4.3 Keeping an Eye on Healthcare Costs: The D2Hawkeye Story

4.4 Recitation: Location, Location, Location - Regression Trees for Housing Data

4.5 Assignment 4

Unit 5: Text Analytics

5.1 Welcome to Unit 5

5.2 Turning Tweets into Knowledge: An Introduction to Text Analytics

5.3 Man vs. Machine: How IBM Built a Jeopardy Champion

5.4 Recitation: Predictive Coding - Bringing Text Analytics to the Courtroom

5.5 Assignment 5

Unit 6: Clustering
6.1 Welcome to Unit 6

6.2 Recommendations Worth a Million: An Introduction to Clustering

6.3 Predictive Diagnosis: Discovering Patterns for Disease Detection

6.4 Recitation: Seeing the Big Picture - Segmenting Images to Create Data

6.5 Assignment 6

Unit 7: Visualization
7.1 Welcome to Unit 7

7.2 Visualizing the World: An Introduction to Visualization

7.3 The Analytical Policeman: Visualization for Law and Order

7.4 Recitation: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Visualizations

7.5 Assignment 7

Unit 8: Linear Optimization
8.1 Welcome to Unit 8

8.2 Airline Revenue Management: An Introduction to Linear Optimization

8.3 Radiation Therapy: An Application of Linear Optimization

Unit 9: Integer Optimization
9.1 Welcome to Unit 9

9.2 Sports Scheduling: An Introduction to Integer Optimization

9.3 eHarmony: Maximizing the Probability of Love

9.4 Recitation: Operating Room Scheduling - Making Hospitals Run Smoothly

9.5 Assignment 9

## Course Info

Spring 2017
##### Learning Resource Types
Lecture Videos
Lecture Notes
Problem Sets with Solutions