CS 7312: Advanced Data Mining

Lecturer: Byron Gao, bgao@txstate.edu, (512)245-0348, Comal 311D
Lectures: Wednesdays 6:30-9:20pm @ Derr 235
Office hours: Mondays noon - 5pm

Textbook: required

Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques, 3rd edition (electronic version available from library)
Jiawei Han, Micheline Kamber and Jian Pei
Morgan Kaufmann, 2011
ISBN: 9780123814791

References: recommended


Grading:  

Academic honesty: Texas State Academic Honor Code

Topics:

  1. Motivation and history
  2. Data warehouse and OLAP technology
  3. Frequent pattern mining and association analysis
  4. Classification and supervised learning
  5. Clustering and unsupervised learning
  6. Information retrieval and web search
  7. Advanced topics and applications

Outline: subject to change

Week Date Topics Readings Notes Events
1 Aug 30 Logistics / Introduction Chapter 1 ch1.pdf  
2 Sep 6 Getting to know your data Chapter 2 ch2.pdf  
3 Sep 13 Classification Chapters 8,9 ch8-9.pdf a1.pdf (due Oct 4 6pm)
4 Sep 20        
5 Sep 27        
6 Oct 4 Clustering Chapters 10,11 ch10-11.pdf a2.pdf (due Oct 25 6pm); gen.exe; input.txt
7 Oct 11        
8 Oct 18        
9 Oct 25 Frequent pattern and association analysis Chapter 6 ch6.pdf a3.pdf (due Nov 15 6pm)
10 Nov 1        
11 Nov 8 Data warehouse and OLAP technology Chapter 4 ch4.pdf  
12 Nov 15 Information retrieval and web search      
13 Nov 22        
14 Nov 29        
15 Dec 6        
16 Dec 13 Final exam 5-7:30pm      

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