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Data: Algorithms, Tools, Policy, and Society

Current Offerings

Data: Algorithms, Tools, Policy, and Society (7521): A broad multidisciplinary examination of the use and impacts of data, including fundamental principles and algorithms, tools for data analysis, visualization, and machine learning, policy issues, and societal considerations. Specific topics include: data provenance (where data comes from and how it's processed), the role and value of data in analytics and decision-making, data and algorithmic fairness, data privacy, the concentration of data as power, and issues of data governance and regulation, including transparency and due process. In addition to case studies, conceptual frameworks, theoretical underpinnings, and algorithms, the course provides practical experience through hands-on work where students use tools to explore issues from class on real data. Elements used in grading: Final Exam and TBA. Cross-listed with Computer Science (CS 125).

Sections

Data: Algorithms, Tools, Policy, and Society | LAW 7521 Section 01 Class #33766

  • 2 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • 2023-2024 Spring
  • Course Category:
    • Law and Social Sciences

Notes: Cross-listed with Computer Science (CS 125). Meets outside the Law School. This class section has been cancelled!

  • 2023-2024 Spring
    This class section has been cancelled!
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