Lec. 3. Credit 3. Introduction to how data science and artificial intelligence are used in industry and academia. Students will be introduced to what data science is all about; how statistics, machine learning, and software engineering play a role in data science; and be introduced to some of the terms and tools used by data scientists. Students will learn about the structure of a data science project, what makes for successful and unsuccessful projects, and take part in a data science project. Students will also be introduced to artificial intelligence and its application to real-world problems.