2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

CSIS 44520 Web Mining

The Web, the largest publicly accessible data source in the world, has grown at an unprecedented pace during the past decade.  The rapidly changing news and events make the Internet a non-stationary environment, which in turn generates rapidly changing data.  This course examines the unique characteristics of Web from a data mining perspective.  It provides a review of data mining foundations and covers basic concepts of text mining, information retrieval, web search and data mining applications on social media.  Prerequisites:  MATH 17215, CSIS 44155, CSIS 44241, and CSIS 44460. (S)