Introduction to Data Science

Henry Horng-Shing Lu (盧鴻興)

Institute of Statistics
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University

Tel: 03-5731870 Email:


This course will introduce data science with the computer languages of R and Python. Undergraduate knowledge of statistics will be helpful for the understanding of this course.

Course Outlines:

  • Introduction of Data Science
  • Introduction of R and Python
  • Cleaning Data into R and Python
  • Data Visualization
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Regression (Supervised Learning)
  • Classification (Supervised Learning)
  • Text Mining
  • Clustering (Unsupervised Learning)
  • Neural Network and Deep Learning



  • Homework: 70%
  • Term Project: 30%