Data streams are everywhere, from F1 racing over electricity networks to news feeds. Data stream mining relies on and develops new incremental algorithms that process streams under strict resource limitations. This paper focuses on, as well as extends the methods implemented in MOA, an open source stream mining software suite currently being developed by the Machine Learning group.
Students will be able to: select and apply appropriate algorithms for data stream mining problems; design and implement new algorithms in a data stream mining framework like MOA or similar; compare and evaluate different algorithms/solutions for a problem and summarize in a report.
Three 300 level Computer Science papers, including
COMP321 Practical Data Mining or
COMP316 Artificial Intelligence Techniques and Applications
COMP523 Data Stream Mining
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About 10 hours a week on average.
Knowledge Discovery from Data Streams, by Joao Gama
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0
Class attendance is expected. The course notes provided are not comprehensive, additional material will be covered in class. You are responsible for all material covered in class.
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