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Courses » Data Mining

Data Mining

ABOUT THE COURSE

Data mining is study of algorithms for finding patterns in large data sets. It is an integral part of modern industry, where data from its operations and customers are mined for gaining business insight. It is also important in modern scientific endeavors. Data mining is an interdisciplinary topic involving, databases, machine learning and algorithms. The course will cover the fundamentals of data mining. It will explain the basic algorithms like data preprocessing, association rules, classification, clustering, sequence mining and visualization. It will also explain implementations in open source software. Finally, case studies on industrial problems will be demonstrated.

INTENDED AUDIENCE:
  • Any engineering discipline and mathematics
  • Physics.
CORE/ELECTIVE: Elective

UG/PG : UG

INDUSTRY SUPPORT :
  • TCS
  • Infosys
  • CTS
  • Accenture

18027 students have enrolled already!!

COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Pabitra Mitra is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. He did his BTech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur and PhD from ISI Calcutta. He was a Scientist at Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Bangalore and an Assistant Professor at IIT Kanpur. He received the INAE Young engineer Award, IBM Faculty Award and Yahoo Faculty Award. He has authored a book on Data mining and about 50 papers in international journals.

COURSE LAYOUT : 

Week 1: Introduction, Data Preprocessing 

Week 2: Association Rule Mining, Classification Basics
  
Week 3: Decision Tree, Bayes Classifier, K nearest neighbor 

Week 4:Support Vector Machine, Kernel Machine 

Week 5: Clustering, Outlier detection 

Week 6: Sequence mining 

Week 7: Evaluation, Visualization. 

Week 8: Case studies 


REFERENCES:


1. Introduction to Data Mining, Tan, Steinbach and Vipin Kumar, Pearson Education, 2016 
2. Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques, Pei, Han and Kamber, Elsevier, 2011 
CERTIFICATION EXAM :
  • The exam is optional for a fee.
  • Date of Exam: April 27th 2019 (Saturday).
  • Time of Exam: Morning session 9am to 2 noon; Afternoon session: 2pm to 5pm
  • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
  • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published.
CERTIFICATION:

  • Final score will be calculated as : 25% assignment score + 75% final exam score
  • 25% assignment score is calculated as 25% of average of  Best 6 out of 8 assignments
  • E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam and score greater than or equal to 40% final score. Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
APPRECIATIONS AND COMMENTS BY THE PREVIOUS BATCH STUDENTS:

1. Thank you pabitra sir g....For this journey in data mining .....I enjoyed giving assignments n final exam...Exam was tooo good. Thank u sir

Regards

Kiran Israni