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CS551G: DATA MINING AND VISUALISATION (2020-2021)

Last modified: 06 Oct 2020 15:10


Course Overview

This course aims to make students familiar with basic data mining and visualisation techniques and software tools. Students will learn how to analyse complex datasets by applying data pre-processing, exploration, clustering and classification, time series analysis, and many other techniques. This course will also cover text mining and qualitative modelling. Through this course students will be able to analyse real-world datasets in various domains and discover novel patterns from them. This course is particularly suitable for those who are interested in working as data analysts or data scientists in the future.



Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Georgios Leontidis

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • CS501G Data Mining and Visualisation (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

• Data Mining: basic statistics, advanced data analysis techniques such as trend detectors, pattern detectors, qualitative models, basic data mining techniques such as classification and clustering.
• Visualization: information visualization (basic concepts, advanced techniques such as treemaps); supporting user variation (abilities, knowledge, preferences)
• Applications to real world problems: for example, medical decision support, supporting analysis of genome data.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 4 Practicals during University weeks 31 - 33

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Project and Implementation of Software/Program

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Formative Assessment

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Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements

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