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Students should download the notes to your own device. The notes are a living artifact and will evolve from semester to semester. It cannot be guaranteed that the notes will be available after the end of a semester.

Important: You will need to perform additional reading and research (outside of class time) to complete the various lab exercises and to explore the topics covered in more detail.

*** Module Introduction & Admin – Notes

Week of/begin
 Lecture Topic
17th Sept
wk1
 Introduction to Data Mining, Machine Learning and Data Science
24th Sept
wk2
 Data Mining / Data Science Life-cycle, Why it is different and the challenges
1st Oct
wk3
 Descriptive Analytics and Preparing Data
8th Oct
wk4
 Exploring Text & Basics of Text Mining
15th Oct
wk5
 Association Rule Analysis

DT228A students.  There will be an online Q&A session on Friday 13:00-13:40.

I will be using Zoom for this online session. Check out this software and have installed in advance of the session.

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/758714320

22nd Oct
wk6
No Class this week. Catch up week

Self study, revision, complete all exercises, etc

29th Oct
wk7
 Classification
5th Nov
wk8
 Classification

 Assignment Handout

12th Nov
wk9
 Finish Classification – see previous weeks notes

Data Clustering

19th Nov
wk10
 The EU GDPR and Machine Learning/Data Science
26th Nov
wk11
Deployment issues
   Data Visualisation
Ensemble Models
Automated & Autonomous Data Science
Other Data Mining/Data Science Project topics
3rd Dec
wk12
Assignment Due at end of this week.

No Class – Use the class and lab time to work on completing your assignment. You can work from home

I will endeavor to have assignment marks and a short feedback comment entered into WebCourses before Christmas.

If you would like to schedule a face-to-face feedback session in early January, email me.

10th Dec
wk13
Study & Revision
No Class
Assignment marking and feedback (by end of this week or end of next week)

Past Exam Papers

Data Mining 2017-2018

Data Mining 2016-2017

Data Mining 2015-2016