SIO 221C Data Analysis Laboratory

Fall 2014

 Sarah Gille      
SIO Office: Nierenberg Hall 348    
Telephone: 822-4425
e-mail: sgille at

Meetings:  Tuesday and Thursday: 12:30-1:50, OAR Conference Room

Course Requirements:  Complete 3 projects from list below (or new ones to be added; the final project may be arranged with instructor to be tailored to research).  Each project is scheduled to take 3 weeks.  Students report on their progress at each class meeting and discuss problems and possible solutions with the group.  Written reports are submitted at the end of each project.  The course is taken S/U.


Reference books
Selected papers
Software possibilities

Organization:  October 2

Project 1 (spectral methods):  October 7, October 9, October 13, October 17, October 21, October 23; written reports due October 23)

Project 2 (EOFs or objective mapping):  November 4, November 6, November 10, November 13, November 18, November 20; written reports due November 20)

Project 3 (open choice):  November 25, December 2, December 4, December 9, December 11; written reports due December 11)

No class due to instructor travel (October 28, October 30); Thanksgiving (November 27)
Rescheduled classes (October 14 shifted to October 13; October 16 shifted to October 17; November 11 shifted to November 10)

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Lecture Notes

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