Final lecture, with information about additional exam preparation tutorial.
Mark your own solutions for two of last year’s exam questions.
Summary of course topics. The what, when and where of the Inf1-DA exam. Advice on exam preparation.
Hypothesis testing for qualitative data; risks and rewards of statistical testing. The “replication crisis” in some experimental sciences.
What correlation means, how to calculate it, how to test whether it is significant.
Corpora are the foundation for many data-driven applications: from experimental research into the development of language to automatic translation of written text.
Lecture 12 cancelled owing to heavy snow; here’s a link to last year’s recording, some homework reading and additional references.
Defining and using schemas to capture particular kinds of XML document.
Semistructured data: what that is, the XPath data model of trees to represent it, and the XML language supporting that
Slides : Recording This afternoon the final lecture on Structure Data covered a range of database topics: ACID properties for transactions; the NoSQL movement; nested SQL queries, set operations, and aggregate queries; ultimate physical limits to computation; the wonders of