CS 7312: Advanced Data Mining

Lecturer: Byron Gao, bgao@txstate.edu, (512)245-0348, Comal 311D
Lectures: Mondays 6:30-9:20pm @ Derr 240
Office hours: MR 5-6:30pm and 9:20-10:20pm
TA: Bin Duan (bin.duan@txstate.edu, Comal 303, R 1-5pm)

Textbook: required

dm Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques, 3rd edition (electronic version available from library)
Jiawei Han, Micheline Kamber and Jian Pei
Morgan Kaufmann, 2011
ISBN: 9780123814791
ir Introduction to Information Retrieval (free at http://nlp.stanford.edu/IR-book/information-retrieval-book.html)
Christopher D. Manning, Prabhakar Raghavan, and Hinrich Schutze
Cambridge University Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780521865715

References: recommended


Academic honesty: Texas State Academic Honor Code

Outline: subject to change

Week Date Topics Readings Notes Events
1 Jan 27 Logistics / Introduction Chapter 1 ch1.pdf  
2 Feb 3 Getting to know your data Chapter 2 ch2.pdf  
3 Feb 10 Classification Chapters 8,9 ch8-9.pdf a1.pdf (due 6pm Feb 24)
4 Feb 17       project.pdf (due 6pm May 11) search.pdf lyrics.csv yahooAPI.pdf
5 Feb 24 Clustering Chapters 10,11 ch10-11.pdf a2.pdf (due 6pm Mar 9); gen.exe; input.txt
6 Mar 2        
7 Mar 9 Frequent pattern and association analysis Chapter 6 ch6.pdf a3.doc (due 6pm Mar 30)
8 Mar 16       Spring break no meeting
9 Mar 23 Midterm      
10 Mar 30 Presentations: neural networks/deep learning
clusering validation/associative classification
11 Apr 6 IR and web search: introduction
Term vocabulary and postings lists
IR Chapter 1
IR Chapter 2
a4.doc (due 6pm May 4)
12 Apr 13 Dictionaries; Index construction; Index compression
Term weighting and vector space model
IR Chapters 3,4,5
IR Chapter 6
13 Apr 20 Computing Scores
Evalution and result summaries
IR Chapter 7
IR Chapter 8
14 Apr 27 Web search basics
Link analysis
IR Chapter 19
IR Chapter 21
15 May 4 Exam     Last lecture
16 May 11 Project presentation: 5-7:30pm      
N/A N/A Data warehouse and OLAP technology
Faceted search
Chapter 4
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