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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Data Science (DATS)
Introduction to Data Mining
Introduction to Data Mining
Fall 2016
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candidates for the MS or graduate certificate in data science; permission of the instructor may be substituted
DATS 6101 or permission of the instructor

Dr. Larry Medsker
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Concepts, principles, and techniques related to data mining; strengths and limitations of various data mining techniques, including classification, association analysis, and cluster analysis.
After completing this class, students should be able to apply data analysis methods to real-world problems, demonstrate knowledge of foundational material for taking more advanced courses in data science, and apply the knowledge to deeper data mining concepts and the basic techniques in the practice of data science. Students will also demonstrate a basic under standing of the language R.
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Students will gain practical skills typical of those of data scientists and gain experience applying the skills to real data.
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This is to be a first-year core course in the Master of Science in Data Science program.
twilson (Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:52:00 GMT): Rollback: Please update prerequisites
gharris (Tue, 23 Feb 2016 17:30:36 GMT): Rollback: Please add week-by-week class schedule and u. religious holidays policy to syllabus.
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