Ryerson University, Dept. of Computer Science

CP 8305: Knowledge Discovery

Course Management Form (Winter 2013)

Instructor: E. Harley, eharley@scs.ryerson.ca, ENG 263, 979 5000 x 4874
Course homepage: Blackboard (my.ryerson.ca)
Office hours: Tuesdays 3-5, Wednesdays 3-5.
Calendar Course Description: Knowledge Discovery: Steps in the process of knowledge discovery: data preprocessing, data mining, post-processing and knowledge utilization. Preprocessing: data cleaning, integration, transformation and reduction. Data mining methods: association rules, classification and clustering. Post-processing: knowledge evaluation, interpretation, presentation and visualization. Knowledge discovery and data management. Possibly other selected topics in knowledge discovery. Seminars: 3 hrs/week.

Text: Data Mining, Second Edition by Ian H. Witten & Eibe Frank; Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Elsevier. ISBN-13: 978-0-12-088407-0

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