MET CS 699 Data Mining and Business Intelligence
MS CS Prerequisites:CS 579. Or instructor’s consent.
MS CIS Prerequisites: CS 669 and CS 546 or instructor’s consent.
Delivery: Boston-Charles River Campus, Online, Blended
Program: MS CS elective, MS CIS elective, MS TC elective
Description: Data mining and investigation is a key goal behind any data warehouse effort. The course provides an introduction to concepts behind data mining, text mining, and web mining. The course surveys various data mining applications, methodologies, techniques, and models. Topics include classification, decision trees, association rules, and clustering. The course wraps up with data mining case studies using large data sets taken from real-world projects. Algorithms will be tested on data sets using the Weka Data mining software and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 (Business Intelligence Development Studio). 4 credits.