Welcome to COMP8400 - Algorithms and Techniques for Data Mining in 2014
This course uses Wattle, please use the link on the left to connect.
preliminary information is below.
Welcome to COMP8400 in 2014. This Web site contains information
for interested students, such as an overview of the course content,
the text book to be used, and links to relevant information on the
Courses Web site.
Please note that the
Wattle system will
be used to provide course content.
General course information
- Course coordinator and lecturer:
- Lecture and lab/tutorial times from
- Course handout:
- Course content:
To see what will be covered, here is
the list of topics.
The actual scheduling of these in lectures and labs is available in Wattle.
Information about the assessment scheme
and related topics, such as calculation of final course marks and
- Text book:
Jaiwei Han and Micheline Kamber, Data Mining - Concepts and Techniques,
3rd edition, Morgan Kaufmann, 2011.
Please note that COMP8400 will not cover all chapters in this book,
and some content of COMP8400 is not covered by this text book.
- General course information: Is available from the
Programs and Courses Web site.
- Non-award student attendance:
This course is open to interested parties (such as industry or
government employees) who don't want or cannot enrol in a full ANU
For details on fees and how to apply as 'non-award
student' please see:
As an alternative, consider ANU's
Select, which allows participants to select courses
from across the graduate course offerings available at the ANU.
- If you are interested in data mining in general, please visit
KDNuggets.com - Analytics and Data