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LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
This course is taught over 12 weeks, each week with two one hour formal lectures and a one hour workshop. During the workshops the students are given problems to solve to reinforce the previous week’s lecturing material. The problem solving nature of the workshops is geared for the students to learn and understand the concepts of the subject material.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Christopher D. Manning, Prabhakar Raghavan, and Hinrich Schutze (2008), Information Retrieval, Cambridge University Press. Freely available at informationretrieval.org
Pang-Ning Tan, Michael Steinbach and Vipin Kumar (2005) Introduction to Data Mining, Addison-Wesley.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
This subject is relevant to many fields including Engineering, Commerce, Government Organizations, Research Institutes and Institutions in Medicine where data analysis can play a significant improvement in delivering services or improving profits.
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- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
Last updated: 18 December 2020