Information Science in Action

On this site, you find material related to the class Information Science in Action.

Administrative

  • This is an interactive course and you should be able to ask and answer questions in English
  • This is a practical course and you should be able to write small but complete programs in some language
    • e.g., Python or Java
  • You should know how to use a plain text editor to prepare data files and programs
  • Bring your own laptop to class to work consistently in class and at home
    • if you don’t have a laptop, one will be provided in class
    • make sure that you store the data so you can work from home
  • Read the lecture notes below to prepare for class and for the final exam
  • If instructed, write a report by logging into this website and creating a new post
    • make sure the number of words that should be written are not counting the programming code
    • the text should reflect your understanding of your code
  • 50% of the final grade is work, questions, and discussions in class
    • ask questions in class!
  • 50% of the final grade is the final exam

Below is a list of content related to theoretical topics we cover in class.

Lecture Notes

Introduction

ISIA – Data Collection: Sensors

ISIA – Data Transmission (1)

ISIA – Data Transmission (2)

ISIA – Data Manipulation (1)

ISIA – Data Manipulation (2)

ISIA – Data Storage

? ISIA – Data Visualization