Goals, methods, and applications of data mining. Includes data preprocessing, sampling, and visualization; algorithms for machine learning; clustering, classification, and predicting and forecasting; mining the Internet for content, link structure, and usage information; search engine design and social network analysis; and statistical methods. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Electrical Engineering 361M and 379K (Topic: Introduction to Data Mining) may not both be counted.
The following with a grade of at least C- in each: Mathematics 340L, and Computer Science 314 or 314H, or Electrical Engineering 360C, and Biomedical Engineering 343 or Electrical Engineering 313, and Biomedical Engineering 335 or Electrical Engineering 351K or Mathematics 362K.