Please refer to the return to campus page for more information on these delivery modes and students who can enrol in each mode based on their location.
There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.
- Subject notes
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 Organisations, Research Institutes and Institutions in Medicine where data analysis can play a significant improvement in delivering services or improving profits.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Master of Philosophy - Engineering Course Ph.D.- Engineering Course Master of Science (Computer Science) Course Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering Course Master of Data Science Course Master of Commerce (Decision, Risk and Financial Sciences) Specialisation (formal) Mechatronics Specialisation (formal) Software Specialisation (formal) Distributed Computing Specialisation (formal) Spatial Specialisation (formal) Software with Business Major Computer Science Specialisation (formal) Computing
- 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.
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 8 May 2021