- Code COMP3430
- 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, Advanced Computing, Information-Intensive Computing, Algorithms and Data
Real-world data are commonly messy, distributed, and heterogeneous. This course introduces core concepts of data cleaning, standardisation, and data integration, that are aimed at converting and mapping raw data into other formats that allow more efficient and convenient use and analysis of data. The courses also discusses data quality, management, and storage issues as relevant to data analytics.
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course, students will:
- Critically reflect upon different data sources, types, formats and structures,
- Justify and apply data cleaning, preprocessing, and standardisation for data analytics,
- Apply data integration concepts and techniques to heterogeneous and distributed data,
- Interpret, assess and discuss data quality measurements,
- Understand and be able to use advanced data wrangling, data integration, and database techniques as relevant to data analytics.
- Written and practical assignments (30% each)
- Oral presentation and report (20%)
- Final examination (50%)
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WorkloadThe workload for the course is around 130 hours, including reading, the viewing of online course material, participation in face-to-face lectures, practical labs and tutorials, and preparation for assessments
Requisite and Incompatibility
Indicative Reading ListData Matching - Concepts and Techniques fro Record Linkage, Entity Resolution and Duplicate Detection,
Peter Christen, Springer, 2012
For more information see: http://users.cecs.anu.edu.au/~christen/data-matching-book-2012.html
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 2
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|9396||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person|