Textbooks

Berkeley's core data science classes all offer its students free access to an interactive online textbook. The books are created using a service from Project Jupyter in collaboration with the Berkeley Data Science Education Program (DSEP) known as a Jupyter Book. The most updated textbooks for these core classes are listed below.

The contents of all of these books are licensed for free consumption under the following license: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Data 8 Textbook: Inferential Thinking

Authors: Ani Adhikari and John Denero

Contributions: David Wagner and Henry Milner

This is the textbook for the Foundations of Data Science class at UC Berkeley.

Data 100 Textbook: Principles and Techniques of Data Science

Authors: Sam Wu, Joseph Gonzalez, and Deb Nolan

Data 100 is the upper-division, semester-long data science course that follows Data 8, the Foundations of Data Science. The reader’s assumed background is detailed in the About This Book page.

Prob 140 Textbook: Probability for Data Science

Authors: Ani Adhikari and Jim Pitman

This is the textbook for the Probability for Data Science class at UC Berkeley.