Instructor: Yizhou Sun
TA: Cheng Li
Lecture times: Mon 6 - 9 PM
Lecture location: Snell Library 246
This course introduces concepts, algorithms, and techniques of data mining, including (1) data preprocessing, (2) mining frequent patterns and association rules, (3) classification, and (4) cluster analysis. The class project involves hands-on practice of mining useful knowledge from large data sets. The course is a graduate-level computer science course, which is also a good option for senior-level computer science undergraduate students interested in the field. Also, the course may attract students from other disciplines who need to understand, develop, and use data mining systems to analyze large amounts of data.
*Note: all the deadlines are 11:59PM (midnight) of the due dates.
Jiawei Han, Micheline Kamber, and Jian Pei. Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques, 3rd edition, Morgan Kaufmann, 2011
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This term we will be using Piazza for class discussion. The system is highly catered to getting you help fast and efficiently from classmates, the TA, and myself. Rather than emailing questions to the teaching staff, I encourage you to post your questions on Piazza.
Find our class page at: https://piazza.com/northeastern/spring2013/cs6220/home
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