Exam 1 Information and Policies

Location, Date, and Time

  • Time: Thursday 03/04/2021 7:00 PM - 8:50 PM
    • You will be given 110 minutes to complete the exam.
  • Proctor Service: CBTF Online.
  • Conflict
    • Option 1: Friday 03/05/2021, 8:00 AM - 9:50 AM
    • Option 2: Friday 03/05/2021, 8:00 PM - 9:50 PM
  • To take the conflict exam, please submit a conflict request on CBTF Online by 11:59 PM Wednesday, 03/03/2021. After that, I will not approve any conflict exam request.

Exam Content

All content from week 1 up until the end of week 5.

  • Lab 01
  • 1.3 Basics of Programming
  • 1.4 Data Types
  • 2.1 Function
  • 2.2 Control Flow
  • Lab 02
  • 2.3 Tuple
  • 3.1 List
  • 3.2 Dictionary
  • Lab 03
  • 3.3 Errors & Exception Handling
  • 4.1 NumPy Basics: Part 1
  • 4.2 NumPy Basics: Part 2
  • 5.1 NumPy: Linear Algebra
  • 5.2 NumPy: Mathematical & Statistical Methods
  • Lab 04
  • 5.3 NumPy Application: Random Walks

Materials Provided

  • No material will be provided.

Materials Needed

  • Laptop with high-speed internet.
  • Phone with camera or other device with camera used for CBTF Online Proctoring (see details here)

Materials Allowed

  • Materials on the course website at https://stat430.hknguyen.org.
  • The use of Jupyter Notebook on your local computer.
    • Only blank new notebooks will be allowed.

Exam Format

The exam consists of 10 questions:

  • 4 multiple-choice questions
  • 6 coding questions

The point structure for each question type is described as followed:

  • For multiple-choice questions, you will get 2 attempts: 1st attempt with 100% credit, 2nd attempt with 50% credit.
  • For the coding questions, you will get 10 attempts for each question with full credits. After those 10 attempts, you will get 5 more attempts with 75% credit.
  • So, it is highly recommended that you first work on the question in Jupyter Notebook and test it before submitting your answer to PL.

Exam 2 Information and Policies

Location, Date, and Time

  • Time: Thursday 04/15/2021 7:00 PM
    • You will be given 110 minutes to complete the exam.
  • Proctor Service: CBTF Online.
  • Conflict
    • Option 1: Friday 04/16/2021, 8:00 AM - 9:50 AM
    • Option 2: Friday 04/16/2021, 8:00 PM - 9:50 PM
  • To take the conflict exam, please submit a conflict request on CBTF Online by 11:59 PM Wednesday, 04/14/2021. After that, I will not approve any conflict exam request.

Exam Content

All content from week 6 up until the end of week 10, but the questions might require knowledge and skills from previous weeks as well.

  • 6.1 Intro to Git & GitHub
  • 6.2 Git Branches
  • Lab 05
  • 7.1 pandas: Series
  • 7.2 pandas: DataFrame
  • 7.3 pandas: Essential Functionality
  • 7.4 pandas: Summarizing and Computing Descriptive Statistics
  • 8.1 pandas: Reading & Writing Data
  • Lab 06
  • 8.2 pandas: Data Cleaning
  • 8.3 pandas: Data Transformation
  • Lab 07
  • 9.1 pandas: Data Wrangling
  • 9.2 pandas: GroupBy Mechanics
  • 10.1 Data Aggregation
  • Lab 08
  • 10.2 String Manipulation
  • 10.3 Regular Expressions

Materials Provided

  • No material will be provided.

Materials Needed

  • Laptop with high-speed internet.
  • Phone with camera or other device with camera used for CBTF Online Proctoring (see details here)

Materials Allowed

Exam Format

The exam consists of 10 questions:

  • 4 multiple-choice questions
  • 6 coding questions

The point structure for each question type is described as followed:

  • For multiple-choice questions, you will get 2 attempts: 1st attempt with 100% credit, 2nd attempt with 50% credit.
  • For the coding questions, you will get 10 attempts for each question with full credits. After those 10 attempts, you will get 5 more attempts with 75% credit.
  • So, it is highly recommended that you first work on the question in Jupyter Notebook and test it before submitting your answer to PL.