MS&E234 - Data Privacy and Ethics

This course engages with ethical challenges in the modern practice of data science. The three main focuses are data privacy, personalization and targeting algorithms, and online experimentation. The focus on privacy raises both practical and theoretical considerations. As part of the module on experimentation, students are required to complete the Stanford IRB training for social and behavioral research. The course assumes a strong technical familiarity with the practice of machine learning and and data science. Recommended: 221, 226, CS 161, or equivalents.
Career
Graduate
Grading Basis
ROP - Letter or Credit/No Credit
Min
3
Max
3
Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?
No

Course Component
Discussion
Enrollment Optional?
Yes
Course Component
Lecture
Enrollment Optional?
No