# CS 292F: Foundations of Data Science

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Subhash Suri *

M-W 9:00 - 10:50

Room: PHELPS 2510

### Administrative Stuff

- Office Hours: Wed 11-12 (HFH 2111).

### Course Description

This is new graduate-level course on mathematical foundations of data science,
based on the forthcoming book *Foundations of Data Science* by
Avrim Blum, John Hopcroft and Ravi Kannan. The current draft of the book is
available at http://www.cs.cornell.edu/jeh/book2016June9.pdf

The course will primarily focus on the following topics:

- Geometry of high-dimensional space
- Matrix methods
- Machine learning
- Clustering
- Graph models

The course work will consist of both programming and theory projects.

### Homework Assignments

- 1. Homework #1. Due Oct 17.
- 2. Homework #2. Due Nov 2.
- 2. Homework #3. Due Nov 21.

*Subhash Suri *

Professor

Computer Science Department

Room 2111, Engr I

University of California

Santa Barbara, CA 93106

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