Pattern Discovery in Data Mining

Learn the basic concepts of data mining and dive deep into pattern discovery methods and their applications.

About The Course

Learn the general concepts of data mining along with basic methodologies and applications. Then dive into one subfield in data mining: pattern discovery. Learn in-depth concepts, methods, and applications of pattern discovery in data mining. We will also introduce methods for pattern-based classification and some interesting applications of pattern discovery. This course provides you the opportunity to learn skills and content to practice and engage in scalable pattern discovery methods on massive transactional data, discuss pattern evaluation measures, and study methods for mining diverse kinds of patterns, sequential patterns, and sub-graph patterns.

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How does this course fit into the Data Mining Specialization?

This is the first course in the track.

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Recommended Background

For this course you need basic computing proficiency including some programming experience in a typical programming language, such as C++, Java, or Python, knowledge of basic concepts of databases, artificial intelligence, and statistics.