This paper covers machine learning algorithms such as the ones implemented in the WEKA machine learning workbench at a more advanced level, including techniques that deliver state-of-the-art predictive performance.
Three 300 level Computer Science papers, including
COMP321 Practical Data Mining or
COMP316 Artificial Intelligence Techniques and Applications
COMP521 Machine Learning Algorithms
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10 hours per week, with two hours of lectures, and (on average) 8 hours spent working on the assignments and revising lecture notes.
Witten, I.H., Frank, E., and Hall, M. (2013) Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques, 3rd Edition, Morgan Kaufman.
Labs 6 and 7 in R block
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0
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