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NOTES: The calendar WILL change, but I will update it as soon as things move around so check often!!

The open times listed below is specifically for meetings with the professor and other students, but also for individual work time, research time or spontaneous insight that students want to share.

January


Class 1 - Monday, Jan 13

Introduction and syllabus
Overview of Big Data
Give first reading
Give Exercise
Exercise: Relate your work to Big Data

Class 2 - Wednesday, Jan 15

Discussion first general reading
Summary about possible subareas
Work time to think about your research and how it relates to the reading


Monday, Jan 20

Monday, Jan 20 MLK day, No School


Class 3 - Wednesday, Jan 22

Students briefly present (roughly 10 mn) how their research relates to the reading
Assign 3 presentation groups
If time, groups discuss readings
Group 1 post reading (reading 2) by Friday morning, January 24
Groups 2 and 3 post reading (reading 3 and 4) by Friday, January 31


Class 4 - Monday, Jan 27

Discussion, Reading 2
Assign project one
Groups 2 and 3 post reading
Work time (if time)

Class 5 - Wednesday, Jan 29

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on project one

February


Class 6 - Monday, Feb 3

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on project one

Class 7 - Wednesday, Feb 6

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on project one



Class 8 - Monday, Feb 10

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on project one

Class 9 - Wednesday, Feb 12

Project one due, critique


Class 10 - Monday, Feb 17

President’s Day, Portfolio Revew!!
I will need to be part of this review

Class 11 - Wednesday, Feb 19

Discussion, Reading 3
Assign project two


Class 12 - Monday, Feb 24

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on project two

Class 13 - Wednesday, Feb 26

Screen the movie "Her"
Start promptly at 11:30, but on TIME!

March


Class 14 - Monday, March 3

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on project two

Class 15 - Wednesday March 5

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on project two


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Spring Break March 10-14
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Class 16 - Monday, March 17

Project two due, critique


Class 17 - Wednesday, March 19

Discussion, Reading 4
Assign project three

Class 18 - Monday, March 24


One on one meetings with professor
Work time on project three

Class 19 - Wednesday March 26

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on project three



Class 20 - Monday, March 31

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on project three

April


Class 21 - Wednesday, April 2

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on project three

Class 22 - Monday, April 7

Project three due, critique
Give final

Class 23 - Wednesday, April 9

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on final



Class 24 - Monday, April 14

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on final

Class 25 - Wednesday, April 16

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on final

Class 26 - Monday, April 21

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on final



Class 27 - Wednesday, April 23


One on one meetings with professor
Work time on final



Class 28 - Monday, April 28

One on one meetings with professor
Work time on final

Class 29 - Wednesday, April 30, last day class

Final Critique



Class 30 - FINAL Mon., May 5

Mon., May 5
1:15 – 3:15 pm
Note, this is the 1:30 Monday/Wednesday slot, but since our class goes until 1:50, none of you have a class at this time so there will not be any conflicts


Please note

This Schedule is subject to change during the course and the instructor will notify students of changes.