Data Mining I
Syllabus, Master's level, 1DL360
- Education cycle
- Second cycle
- Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
- Computer Science A1N, Technology A1N
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
- Finalised by
- The Faculty Board of Science and Technology, 30 August 2018
- Responsible department
- Department of Information Technology
120 credits with 30 credits in mathematics, including mathematical statistics, 45 credits in computer science and/or engineering, including Database Design I and a second course in computer programming. Algorithms and Data Structures I is recommended. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- explain different methods to extract processed information from large amounts of data, both in theory and in practical application
- use these methods with appropriate tools
- evaluate and compare the suitability of different methods.
Introduction to data mining, its terminology and overview over various types of data and its properties, an overview of different methods to explore and visualise large amounts of data, introduction to classification methods, introduction to clustering methods, introduction to association analysis, handling of personal integrity in the area of data mining.
The subjects are treated both theoretically and practically through laboratory sessions where selected methods are implemented and tested on typical amounts of data.
Lectures, seminars, laboratory sessions and written assignments. Guest lecture.
Written examination (3 HE credits) and assignments that are presented orally and written (2 HE credits).
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the disability coordinator of the university.