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Area/Catalogue
COMP 4008

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
013674

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2018.

Textbook(s)

Pang-Ning tan, Michael Steinbach, and Vipin Kumar 2006, Introduction to Data Mining, Pearson Higher Education

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Course aim

To introduce major data and web mining techniques, advanced applications, and new developments. To develop knowledge and skills to discover useful information from data effectively.

Course content

Introduction to data mining and data mining processes.

  • Basic data mining techniques: data preprocessing,  association mining, classification, and clustering.
  • Advanced applications: textual data mining,  and Web mining.
  • Data mining software tools and using a software tool to solve some simple real world data mining problems.

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hrs x 13 weeks
Practical 1 hr x 11 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Data and data preprocess 500 10% N/A
Data mining process 3000 40% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Data and data preprocess 500 10% N/A
Data mining process 3000 40% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Information Technology and Mathematical

Degrees this course is offered in

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