- Code COMP3420
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Computer Science
First Semester 2014
- Course subject Computer Science
- Areas of interest Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering
- Academic career Undergraduate
- Dr Lexing Xie
This course examines the design of databases and data warehouses and their use for data mining; and investigates associated issues. Topics may include: relational theory and conceptual modelling; privacy and security; statistical databases; distributed databases; data warehousing; data cleaning and integration; and data mining concepts and techniques.
On completion of this course, the students should have gained a good understanding of basic concepts, principles and techniques in data warehousing and data mining. Specifically, the students are able to perform the following tasks.
- Perform data modeling
- Apply OLAP techniques for mulit-dimensional data analysis
- Apply datacubing techniques
- Develop general skill of data warehousing project management
- Obtain the general knowledge on the design and implementation of data warehouses
- Be able to apply data mining techniques for knowledge discovery
- Develop in-depth understanding of fundamental data mining algorithms
- Perform data mining in data warehouses.
Two assignments (40 marks); Final Exam (60 marks)
Thirty one-hour lectures and six two-hour tutorials
Requisite and IncompatibilityTo enrol in this course you must have completed COMP2400 and 6 units of 1000 level COMP courses and 6 units of 2000 level COMP courses; and 6 units of 1000 level MATH courses or 1000 level STAT courses.
The following text book will be used for this course:
- Jiawei Han, Micheline Kamber, and Jian Pei,Data Mining:Concepts and Techniques, 3rd edition, Morgan Kaufmann, 2011 http://www.cs.uiuc.edu/~hanj/bk3/
- Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Honours) (AACOM)
- Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Research and Development) (Honours) (AACRD)
- Bachelor of Commerce (BCOMM)
- Bachelor of Engineering (Research and Development) (Honours) (AENRD)
- Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT)
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 2
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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First Semester, 2014
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date|
|3445||17 Feb 2014||07 Mar 2014||31 Mar 2014||30 May 2014|