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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CS 277 Introduction to Data Mining

This course provides an introduction to the key concepts, tasks, and techniques of data mining. It focuses on providing students with the knowledge needed to manipulate and extract new information from large amounts of data. Topics will include data preprocessing and feature selection, decision trees, cluster analysis, classification, machine learning, evaluation and validation, as well as scalability. The course will illustrate these issues and techniques through the use of practical applications and examples taken from various domains, including biology, computer science, sociology, and economics.

Prerequisite: MA 100