Course Schedule

Project Due Dates
GROUP FORMATION (email your group members to me)

0 pts

1/28/13
2-PAGE PROPOSAL (MUST HAVE DATA!) & CONSULTING SESSION

5 pts

2/11/13 at 5PM Schedule consulting appt to discuss!
MID-SEMESTER PRESENTATION/PROPOSAL REFINEMENT

10 pts

2/26/13 and 2/28/13* (Send presentation by 2/25/13 10PM EST; presentation order will be determined by a random selection process.)
FEEDBACK FROM COLLEAGUES

5 pts

2/26/13 and 2/28/13*
FULL PRESENTATION

20 pts

4/16/13 – 4/18/13 (Send presentation by 4/15/13 10PM EST)
DM REPORT

50 pts

4/29/13 (Note: This is the major deliverable. You may hand it in earlier if you like, but late submissions will incur a penalty.)
REVIEWS/CONTRIBUTION REPORT

10 pts

Last Day of Finals (5/5/13)
Schedule
WK 1 : INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE (Jan 10)

Slides1

Homework1

HW due midnight on 1/16

WK 2: INTRODUCTION TO DATA SOURCES AND STRUCTURES (Jan 15, 17)
WK 3: CLASSIFICATION (DECISION TREES, NAÏVE BAYES AND K-NEAREST NEIGHBOR) (Jan 22, 24)
WK 4: CLASSIFICATION MODEL EVALUATION(Jan 29, 31)
WK 5: UNSUPERVISED LEARNING: CLUSTERING/ASSOCIATION RULES/K-NEAREST NEIGHBOR (Feb 5, 7)
WK 6: NEURAL NETWORKS/GENETIC ALGORITHMS (Feb 12, 14)
WK 7: TEXT MINING (Feb 19, 21)
WK 8: GROUP PRESENTATIONS (Feb 26, 28)
SPRING BREAK
WEEK 9: SOCIAL NETWORK BASED LEARNING/ANALYSIS (Mar 12, 14)
WK 10: RECOMMENDATION SYSTEMS (Mar 19, 21)
WK 11: CLOUD COMPUTING (Mar 26, 28)
WK 12: GUEST SPEAKERS (April 2, 4)
WK 13: GUEST SPEAKERS (April 9, 11)
WK 14: FINAL GROUP PRESENTATIONS (April 16, 18)
WK 15: FINAL GROUP PRESENTATIONS (April 23 – Optional, TBD)