CS 5536 - Data Mining of
Fall 2005- Course Syllabus
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Professor: Dr. Rahman Tashakkori, e-mail: email@example.com, Web Page: http://www.cs.appstate.edu/~rt/
Office: CAP 121, Office
Office Hours: MWF:
8:00-10:00, T 8:00-10:00, MW2:00-3:00, and Open Door
Class Time/Location: MWF 11:00-11:50
/Room 444 CAP
Lab Location: Room 336 or 439 CAP
Final Exam: Tuesday, December 13, 2005 9:00-11:30 AM
Data Structures and Statistics
Introduction to Data Mining, Rang-Ning Tan, Michael
Steinbach, and Vipin Kumar, Addison Wesley, 2006 Edition.
Papers from various
Handouts provided in class and online
Objective of the Course
Data mining plays
important role in knowledge discovery in large data sets. It supports
making by detecting patterns, devising rules, identifying new decision
and making predictions. Today, different experiments and studies
significant amount of data that often contain valuable knowledge.
course will introduce some basic knowledge discovery techniques that
can be utilized
for knowledge discovery in scientific data. Students will learn
types of data, data exploration, classification, and various knowledge
Tentative Course Outline
Overview of Database Systems and Design
Introduction to Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
Current research in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
All students are expected to conduct research project(s)
and to write paper(s) individually.
The following grading scale will be used in this course:
Exam One 20% each,
Final exam, 30%,
Assignments 20%, and
Project(s) and presentations 30%
Students are required to attend all classes. If
you missed an exam due to an "extreme circumstances" such as illnesses,
death of a relative, or problems of this nature, you have to present
documents (e.g. a letter from a doctor, a letter from a hospital, or an
obituary from the funeral). In such cases, student's final exam's
grade will be used for the missed exam.
A = 93 to 100, A- = 90-93.9
B+ = 87 to 89.9, B = 83-86.9, B- = 80-82.9
C+ = 77 to 79.9, C = 73-76.9, C- = 70-72.9
D+ = 67 to 69.9, D = 63-66.9, D- = 60-62.9
F = Below 60
No incomplete grade (I) will be given in this course.
If you have a question send me an e-mail at any time, and I will try to
reply to your e-mail as soon as possible. I encourage you to
communicate with me using e-mail whenever you have questions. I
also encourage you to check the announcements page periodically for
updates regarding our class, assignments, etc....
Fall 2005 Academic
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