Week 1: Introduction to Data Science

connecting to the scholar.rcac.purdue.edu computer server

Instructions for connecting to the server for class and for our research projects.

Here are links to some books:
In particular, it is probably helpful to read Chapters 1, 3, 4, 5 of this book:
Learning the Unix Operating System, Fifth Edition by Jerry Peek, Grace Todino-Gonguet, and John Strang (O'Reilly, 2001)
During week 1, we considered the ASA DataExpo 2009 data about airline on-time performance.