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Area/Catalogue
INFS 3076

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
164341

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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 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences

Course aim

To enable students to perform, on large data sets,  data exploration, visualisation, and preliminary analysis using predictive modelling techniques.

Course content

Data exploration, visualisation and preliminary analysis: advanced exploratory data analysts; data visualisation; data quality verification; missing data analysis; data manipulation and cleaning.

Predictive modelling: logistic regression and generalised linear models; decision trees; random forests; generalised boosted models; naive Bayes classifiers and other techniques.

Textbook(s)

Tan, P; Steinbach, M; Kumar, V 2013, Introduction to Data Mining: Pearson New International Edition, Pearson

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
INFS 3075 Analytics for Decision Making

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hour x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hour x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Online 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
Continuous assessment N/A 30% N/A
Assignment 2000 30% N/A
Assignment 2500 40% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 30% N/A
Assignment 2000 30% N/A
Assignment 2500 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 30% N/A
Assignment 2000 30% N/A
Assignment 2500 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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

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