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Welcome to COMP8400 - Algorithms and Techniques for Data Mining - in 2015

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Welcome to COMP8400 in 2015. 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 ANU Programs and Courses Web site.

General course information

  • General course information: Is available from the COMP8400 ANU Programs and Courses Web site.

  • Course coordinator and lecturer: Peter Christen.

  • Lecture and lab/tutorial times from ANU Timetablelling

  • Course handout: Important must-read information!
    (Note: this is still the 2014 handout, the 2015 version will be uploaded early February).

    This handout contains important administrative information about the course. The current version is preliminary and will be updated at the beginning of the semester.

  • 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.

  • 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 Masters program.

    For details on fees and how to apply as 'non-award student' please see:

    As an alternative, consider ANU's Graduate Studies 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 - Analytics and Data mining resources.

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