- Code COMP3420
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Computer Science
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
- Course subject Computer Science
- Areas of interest Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Peter Christen
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2015
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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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
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.
- Understand fundamental concepts of data warehousing and OLAP techniques
- Apply data-cubing techniques and conduct multi-dimensional data analysis
Demonstrate advanced knowledge on the design and implementation of data warehouses
Develop in-depth understanding of fundamental data mining algorithms
Apply data mining techniques for knowledge discovery
Perform practical data mining using open source tools
- Two assignments (40 marks)
- Online quizzes (5 marks)
- Final Exam (55 marks)
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Thirty one-hour lectures and six two-hour tutorials
Requisite and Incompatibility
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/
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|16 Feb 2015
|06 Mar 2015
|31 Mar 2015
|29 May 2015