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IT 634 Introduction to Data Mining

Prerequisite: Completion of Core requirements or permission of the chair.

Course Description: While the corporate world is flooded by data, it is very rare where you see knowledge or valuable information. Data mining is what a corporation needs to generate business value, the bottom line of its existence. This course will present the techniques and tools needed to search for significant patterns and trends in large databases. The course will present Data Mining is a Knowledge Discovery methodology that involves nontrivial extraction of implicit, previously unknown, and potentially useful information from data. The course will also discuss machine learning, statistical and visualization techniques to discovery and present knowledge in a form, which is easily comprehensible to humans.


3 credits


CS 623 Minimum Grade of C or IS 613 Minimum Grade of C