Free Short Course on R and Data Mining, University of Canberra, Fri 7 Oct 2016

posted Sep 20, 2016, 4:04 AM by Yanchang Zhao   [ updated Sep 22, 2016, 4:55 AM ]

Short Course on R and Data Mining

Information Technology and Engineering, University of Canberra

Target Audience: IT&E Project students (ICTP students, Technology Project students, ISES students), IT&E HDR students and Staff, members of the Canberra Data Scientists Group

Fees: There is no fees for the short course but seats are limited to 60 – so register early through

Presenters: Dr Yanchang Zhao (Adjunct Professor, UC), Professor Dharmendra Sharma

Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm, Fri 7 Oct 2016

Room: 2B7 (Building 2, room B7, University of Canberra)

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Course Outline:

The course will cover R programming, data exploration and visualisation, and data mining with R. It will cover four topics below in two sessions. Each 1.5-hour session will consist of presentations on two topics, followed by lab for students to do exercises.

- R Programming and Data Exploration and Visualisation with R

- Regression and Classification with R

- Association Rule Mining with R

- Text Mining with R -- an Analysis of Twitter Data

Instructions, prerequisites and slides for the course are or will be available at