Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 one-hour lectures (two per week) and 12 one-hour workshops (one per week) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
The prerequisites are:
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2011
Not offered in 2011
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
433-352 Data on the Web
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the Disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit Website:http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Dr Adrian Pearce
|Subject Overview:||Much of the world's knowledge is stored in the form of unstructured data (e.g. text) or implicitly in structured data (e.g. databases). In this subject students will learn algorithms and data structures for extracting, retrieving and storing explicit knowledge from various data sources, with a focus on the web. Topics include: data encoding and markup, web crawling, clustering, regular expressions, pattern mining, Bayesian learning, instance-based learning, document indexing, database storage and indexing, and text retrieval.|
On successful completion of the subject, students should be able to:
|Assessment:||Project work during semester, expected to take about 36 hours (40%); a mid-semester test (10%); and a 2-hour end-of-semester written examination (50%). To pass the subject, students must obtain at least 50% overall, 20/40 in project work, and 30/60 in the mid-semester test and end-of-semester written examination combined.|
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) |
Master of Engineering in Distributed Computing
Master of Science (Computer Science)
Master of Software Systems Engineering
Master of Engineering (Software) |
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