- Code COMP8410
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Computing
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering Computing & Cybernetics
- Course subject Computer Science
- Areas of interest Business Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics, Algorithms and Data, Artifical Intelligence
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
In 2023, this course is on campus with remote adjustments only for participants with unavoidable travel restrictions/visa delays.
Massive amounts of data are collected by public and private organisations, while the Web offers rich information about almost every aspect of human life and society. Analysing such data can provide significant benefits to an organisation or research project. This course provides a practical focus on the technology and research in the area of data mining. It focuses on the algorithms and techniques and less on the mathematical and statistical foundations.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Critically analyse and justify the steps involved in the data mining process,
- Anticipate and identify data issues related to data mining,
- Research, test and apply the principal algorithms and techniques used in data mining,
- Justify suitable techniques to use for a given data mining problem,
- Appraise and reflect upon the results of a data mining project using suitable measurements,
- Investigate application areas and current research directions of data mining,
- Reflect upon ethical and social impacts of data mining.
Note: Non-CADAN/DADAN/MADAN/GCDE students wanting to enrol in the non-standard session offerings are required to seek approval from their Program Convener.
- Regular formative quizzes (5) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6,7]
- Written assignment: essay (15) [LO 1,6,7]
- Mid-course lab exam (20) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Practical assignment: report (20) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Final examination (40) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6,7]
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Approx 130 hours
Requisite and Incompatibility
Mathematics, studied at Senior Secondary level
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