# Monthly Archives: February 2016

## 50 years of data science

Is “Data Analysis” science? Is “Data Science” new? To find answers for the two questions, please read the article by Professor David Donoho from Stanford University at http://courses.csail.mit.edu/18.337/2015/docs/50YearsDataScience.pdf. Advertisements

## Tap Water vs Bottled Water

Most people would think that bottled water is better than tap water and I do think this way too. My husband bought two big packages of bottled water every week just because we thought bottled water is much better than tap water. … Continue reading

## Software Engineering

What is software engineering? According to Wikipedia, it is the study and an application of engineering to the design, development and maintenance of software. For more detailed definitions, please check out the following link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_engineering

## Dr. Lianfen Qian

Dr. Lianfen Qian received her Ph.D. in Statistics from Michigan State University in 1996. She has more than thirty years of teaching and consulting experience in statistics and data learning since 1984.

## Math 101

To learn mathematics, you need some solid foundation in algebra. So let us start with Math 101 here.

## Stat 101

In this big data age, everyone is required to have some data sense. Statistics as a science of data, becomes more and more important nowadays. Harvard’s Statistics 101 is a good starting point.

## Dr. Qingchuan Yao

Dr. Qingchuan Yao received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Michigan State University in 1997. He is an excellent teacher of mathematics and has rich experience in software engineering. He received many excellent teaching awards when he was an teaching asstistant at Michigan … Continue reading