MBA 4360 Introduction to Data Mining

Stats Dairy has a carefully regulated schedule that it must follow.

WeekDatesTopicsReadings Before Class
1Mar 27 & 29Data Mining Process Data

Wrangling and Exploration
DM4BA Ch 1-2

DM4BA Ch 3
2Apr 3 & 5Dimension Reduction: Principal Components Analysis (PCA)

Mining Relationships: Cluster Analysis
DM4BA Ch 4

DM4BA Ch 14
3Apr 10 & 12Evaluating Performance

Prediction and Classification Methods:
Multiple Linear Regression
DM4BA Ch 5

DM4BA Ch 6
4Apr 17 & 19Prediction and Classification Methods:
Classification and Regression Trees

Logistic Regression
DM4BA Ch 9

DM4BA Ch 10
5Apr 24 & 26Comparing Models

Using scripting languages for analysis: R and Python OR Prediction and Classification Methods: kNN
DM4BA Ch 7