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CSCI-301 Data Mining

This course provides an introduction to the concepts in the automatic extraction of implicit, previously unknown and potentially useful information from large data that are generated in commerce, science and other areas.  Topics include preprocessing of the data, application of the fundamental algorithms on the prepared data and interpretation of the patterns discovered by the algorithms. The fundamental algorithms for supervised learning, including classification and numerical prediction, and unsupervised earning, which includes association rules and clustering, are introduced. Prerequisites: MATH-180 Statistical Methods and CSCI-181 Principles of Computer Science. 4 SH.