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Area/Catalogue
INFS 3081

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
164145

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)
Study Period 1
Study Period 4

Course aim

To enable students to perform, on large data sets,  data exploration, visualisation, and preliminary analysis using predictive modelling techniques.

Course content

Data exploration, visualisation and preliminary analysis: advanced exploratory data analysts; data visualisation; data quality verification; missing data analysis; data manipulation and cleaning.
Predictive modelling: logistic regression and generalised linear models; decision trees; random forests; generalised boosted models; naive Bayes classifiers and other techniques.

Textbooks

Tan, P; Steinbach, M; Kumar, V 2013, Introduction to Data Mining: Pearson New International Edition, Pearson

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
MATH 2032 UO Statistics Using R
INFT 1024 UO Information Technology Fundamentals

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 70% N/A
Examination N/A 30% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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