Week 1 - Introduction


To do before class

As a way to wet your apetite about the content of the first class, I recommend you:

Additional readings

The contents of this lecture are loosely based on, and explored into further detail, in the following three references :


  1. Donoho, D. (2017). 50 years of data science. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics, 26(4), 745–766.
  2. Schutt, R., & O’Neil, C. (2013). Doing data science: Straight talk from the frontline. “ O’Reilly Media, Inc.”
  3. Singleton, A., & Arribas-Bel, D. (2019). Geographic Data Science. Geographical Analysis.