WPI Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Computer Science Department
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CS 444X Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Databases 
Schedule of Classes - D Term 2003

PROF. CAROLINA RUIZ 

WARNING: Small changes to this schedule may be made during the course of the term. 
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Date Due Topic Chapter
Tu March 11   Introduction to KDD and Data Mining (Part I) 1
Th March 13   Introduction to KDD and Data Mining (Part II) 1
Fr March 14   Input: Concepts, Instances, Attributes 2, 8
Mo March 17   Output: Knowledge Representation 3, 8
Tu March 18   Decision Trees (I) 4.3, 6.1
Th March 20   Decision Trees (II) 4.3, 6.1
Fr March 21   Evaluation of Patterns (I) 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
Mo March 24   Evaluation of Patterns (II) 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
Tu March 25 Proj1 Classification Rules (I) 4.1, 4.4, 6.2
Th March 27   Project 1 in-class Presentations  
Fr March 28   Classification Rules (II) 4.1, 4.4, 6.2
Mo March 31   Association Rules (I) 4.5
Tu April 01 Proj2 Association Rules (II) 4.5
Th April 03   Project 2 in-class Presentations  
Fr April 04   ** EXAM 1 **  
Mo April 07   Numeric Predictions (I) 4.6, 6.5, 5.8
Tu April 08 Proj3 Numeric Predictions (II) 4.6, 6.5, 5.8
Th April 10   Project 3 in-class Presentations  
Fr April 11   Instance-based Learning (I) 4.7, 6.4
Mo April 14   Instance-based Learning (II) 4.7, 6.4
Tu April 15   No Class - (MQP) Project Presentation Day  
Th April 17   Clustering (I) 6.6
Fr April 18   Clustering (II) 6.6
Mo April 21   Summary Mining Methods, Domain Knowledge 9.1, 9.3
Tu April 22 Proj4 Visualization 9.2
Th April 24   Project 4 in-class Presentations 7.4
Fr April 25   Text Mining, Web Mining 9.4, 9.5
Mo April 28   Catch up and Review  
Tu April 29   ** EXAM 2 **