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 2004

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 16   Introduction to KDD and Data Mining (Part I) 1
Th March 18   Introduction to KDD and Data Mining (Part II) 1
Fr March 19   Input: Concepts, Instances, Attributes 2, 8
Mo March 22   Output: Knowledge Representation 3, 8
Tu March 23   Decision Trees (I) 4.3, 6.1
Th March 25   Decision Trees (II) 4.3, 6.1
Fr March 26   Evaluation of Patterns (I) 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
Mo March 29   Evaluation of Patterns (II) 5.1, 5.2, 5.3
Tu March 30 Proj1 Classification Rules (I) 4.1, 4.4, 6.2
Th April 01   Project 1 in-class Presentations  
Fr April 02   Classification Rules (II) 4.1, 4.4, 6.2
Mo April 05   Association Rules (I) 4.5
Tu April 06 Proj2 Association Rules (II) 4.5
Th April 08   Project 2 in-class Presentations  
Fr April 09   ** EXAM 1 **  
Mo April 12   Numeric Predictions (I) 4.6, 6.5, 5.8
Tu April 13 Proj3 Numeric Predictions (II) 4.6, 6.5, 5.8
Th April 15   Project 3 in-class Presentations  
Fr April 16   Instance-based Learning (I) 4.7, 6.4
Mo April 19   Instance-based Learning (II) 4.7, 6.4
Tu April 20   No Class - (MQP) Project Presentation Day  
Th April 22   Clustering (I) 6.6
Fr April 23   Clustering (II) 6.6
Mo April 26   Summary Mining Methods, Domain Knowledge 9.1, 9.3
Tu April 27 Proj4 Visualization 9.2
Th April 29   Project 4 in-class Presentations 7.4
Fr April 30   Text Mining, Web Mining 9.4, 9.5
Mo May 03   Catch up and Review  
Tu May 04   ** EXAM 2 **