Course Support Materials

 

Helpful Articles

Math Will Rock Your World - Business Week, 23 January 2006

Writing Pointers - Tech Republic, 11 November 2005

Technical Writing for Fun and Profit by David Goldberg, October 1999

Confident Presentations - Tech Republic, 3 August 2005

Tesco Takes on Wal-Mart Using Data Mining - Wall Street Journal, 6 June 2006

K-Means Clustering PowerPoint Presentation 

Complexity Classes P and NP 

When Zombies Attack!: Mathematical Modeling Of An Outbreak Of Zombie Infection

Data Preprocessing Techniques

 

Student Topic Presentations [alphabetically by author]

Tree Search Techniques by Sarah Bailey, © 2010

Ant Colony Optimization: An Overview by Ian Barczewski, © 2010

State Transition Diagrams by Richard Beindorff, © 2008

Signal Processing by Jeffery Berry, © 2012

Graph Theory by Anne Bone, © 2010

Density-Based Clustering by Fatine Bourkadi, © 2011

Heuristic Machine Decision Making by Eric Bright, © 2014

Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithms by Kevin Brown, © 2006

CART by Sha’Lana Clinton, © 2014

Multimedia Data Mining by Chuck Crittenden, © 2008

Self Organizing Map by Chuck Crittenden, © 2009

Bayesian Statistics by Alyssa Curran, © 2008

Graph Theory by Patrick Curry, © 2008

CART: Classification and Regression Trees by Alyssa Dalton, © 2011

Dynamic Programming by Alyssa Dalton, © 2012

Supervised Neural Networks by Danny Dean, © 2009

Classification and Regression Trees by Lauren Flanakin, © 2009

Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithms by Brian Hartley, © 2008

Supervised Learning by Elan Hartmann, © 2012

Evolutionary Computation by Theresa Helm, © 2010

Knapsack Problems by Nicole King, © 2012

Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) by Jennifer Lamb, © 2010

Real World Data Mining by Renée Laury, © 2012

Mining Stream and Time-series Databases by Brian Lee, © 2013

State Transition Diagrams by Jess Moslander, © 2012 

Ant Colony Optimization by Aaron Obernuefemann, © 2012

Genetic Algorithms by Sara Sabaa, © 2011

Bayesian Statistics by Drake Scott, © 2009

Density-based Clustering by Isaiah Shaefer, © 2014 

Graph Theory by Clint Tomer, © 2006

Genetic Programming by Jennifer Uhlmansiek, © 2012

Social and Privacy Issues of Data Mining by Patrick Vacek, © 2008

The Representation of Graphs and Trees in Computer Storage by Patrick Vacek, © 2008

Knapsack Problems by Tara Webb, © 2006

Supervised Learning by Perrin Westrich, © 2008

Social Network Analysis by Amillia Woods, © 2014


Student Publications - organized by algorithm [each section alphabetically by author]


Analysis

Spiraling Along the (n-dimensional) Clock-tower: a tour of the layered dimensions of music by Jeff Briggs, © 2008 (Presentation)

How kids perceive popularity by Sha’Lana Clinton, © 2014 (Presentation)

Movie Rating Analysis by Danny Dean, © 2009 (Presentation)

MLB Pitcher Analysis Robert Diak © 2009 (Presentation)

Defeating Mastermind by Justin Dowell, © 2009 (Presentation)

RFM Analysis in R by Yi Fan, © 2016 (Presentation)

Weka by Joshua Hirtz, © 2008 (Presentation)

IMDB Data Analysis: Genre and Ratings Between 2005 and 2015 by Jasmine Hsieh, © 2015 (Presentation)

Faster, Stronger, Better: Insight on the Pro Athlete Body Type by Jodi Kaiping © 2015 (Presentation)

Missouri School District Funding & School Quality by Nicole King, © 2012 (Presentation)

Steroids in the MLB by Brandon J. Knight, © 2015 (Presentation)

Use of the Simplex Algorithm and Linear Systems for Theatrical Purposes by Royal Marty, © 2008 (Presentation)

Coin-Sorter Method: Wine Classification by Kevin McKee, © 2006

Bioconductor for Gene Expression Analysis by Luisa Mercado, © 2016 (Presentation)

You Want to Live Where? by Jess Moslander, © 2012 (Presentation)

Clutch Hitting by Ashley Robinson, © 2016 (Presentation)

2014-15 Department of Elementary and Secondary Education End of Course Standardized Test Scores by Michael Smith, © 2015 (Presentation)

Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Combination of Multiple Classifiers by Patrick Vacek, © 2008 (Presentation)

Pitcher vs. Hitter - Effect of the Count on a Hitter's Average by Dana Vahey, © 2008 (Presentation)

Attendance Rates Effecting Graduation Rates by Antoine Washington, © 2015 (Presentation)

The Travelling Salesman Problem by Perrin Westrich, © 2006 (Presentation)

Some Random Advice: Analysis of Pseudo-Random Number Generators by Perrin Westrich, © 2008 (Presentation)

Analysis of Admission ACT Scores from 2005-­‐2011 by Amillia Woods, © 2014 (Presentation)


Ant Colony Optimization

Ant Colony Optimization Sensitivity and the Traveling Salesman Problem by Ian Barczewski, © 2010 (Presentation)


Association Rules

Analysis of Newspaper Customers Using Association Rules by Khoa D Doan, © 2006

Market Basket Analysis of Sonic Customer Purchases by Candace McQueen, © 2011 (Presentation)


Backpropagation Neural Network

Comparing Classification Using C4.5, Naïve Bayes, K-Nearest Neighbors, and Backpropagation Neural Network Algorithms by Khoa D Doan, © 2006


Bayesian Classification

Bayesian Classification of Cardiology Data by Edo Bander, © 2004 (Presentation)

Bayesian Classification of Adolescent Self-Esteem Data by Alyssa Curran, © 2008 (Presentation)

Comparing Classification Using C4.5, Naïve Bayes, K-Nearest Neighbors, and Backpropagation Neural Network Algorithms by Khoa D Doan, © 2006

Towards Better Bayesian Spam Filters by Patrick Vacek, © 2008


C4.5 and C5.0 Decision Tree Classification

Voter Classification by Richard Beindorff, © 2008 (Presentation)

A C4.5 Study by Fatine Bourkadi, © 2011 (Presentation)

Pittsburgh Bridges by Brooke Callan, © 2016 (Presentation

Comparing Classification Using C4.5, Naïve Bayes, K-Nearest Neighbors, and Backpropagation Neural Network Algorithms by Khoa D Doan, © 2006

C4.5 by Lauren Flanakin, © 2009 (Presentation)

Diabetes by Jennifer Lamb, © 2010 (Presentation)

Comparative Study of C5.0 and CART by Alvin Nguyen, © 2015 (Presentation)

The C4.5 Project: An Overview of the Algorithm with Results of Experimentation by Toby Seidler, © 2004 (Presentation)

C4.5 and the K-Means Clustering Algorithms by Clint Tomer, © 2006 (Presentation)


Fuzzy Logic

Fuzzy Classification by Alyssa Dalton, © 2011 (Presentation)

Exploring Fuzzy Logic to Combine Foot Type and Pointe Shoes by Tara Webb, © 2006 (Presentation)


Genetic Algorithm

Using Genetic Algorithms to Solve Equations by Jarrett C. Bonard, © 2004 (Presentation)

Genetic Algorithms by Ben Shedlofsky, © 2008 (Presentation)

 

Genetic Programming

Genetic Programming: Sensitivity to Multiple Parameters by Sarah Bailey, © 2010 (Presentation)

Genetic Programming with the RGP Package by Thomas Minkowski, © 2016 (Presentation)

Genetic Programming: The Artificial Ant Experiment by Sara Sabaa, © 2011 (Presentation)


ID3 Decision Tree

Sommelier: Wine Classification Using ID3 by Khoa D Doan, © 2006

Life Style and Life Expectancy: An Analysis using ID3 and SOM by Joan Muliawan, © 2008 (Presentation)


K-Means Clustering

Pittsburgh Bridges by Brooke Callan, © 2016 (Presentation)

“No Free Lunch” Theorem by Masha Kinley, © 2016 (Presentation)

Data Clustering by Dominic Newton, © 2016 (Presentation)

Ice Around the World by Brianna Pagan, © 2016 (Presentation)

K-­‐means++ Optimal Clustering Initialization Algorithm by Isaiah Shaefer, © 2014 (Presentation)

C4.5 and the K-Means Clustering Algorithms by Clint Tomer, © 2006 (Presentation)


K-Nearest Neighbor Classification

Comparing Classification Using C4.5, Naïve Bayes, K-Nearest Neighbors, and Backpropagation Neural Network Algorithms by Khoa D Doan, © 2006

Analysis of K-Nearest Neighbors Classification by Nicolas Indelicato, © 2004 (Presentation)


Messy Data

Data cleansing and wrangling with Diabetes.csv data set by Shiloh Bradley, © 2016 (Presentation)


Self-Organizing Map (SOM)

Using Self-Organizing Maps to Analyze the World ’95 Data Set by Anne Bone, © 2010 (Presentation)

Crime & Violence Statistics of the United States as Defined by the Self Organizing Map (SOM) by Kevin Brown, © 2006 (Presentation)

Self-Organizing Maps by Cao Mai, © 2009 (Presentation)

Analyzing NHL Goalie Stats (03-04—07-08) Using the Self-Organizing Map by Chuck Crittenden, © 2008 (Presentation)

Analyzing NHL Goalie Stats (Second Iteration) Using the Self-Organizing Map by Chuck Crittenden, © 2008 (Presentation)

Finding Peers by Age Bracket: Patterns in US Population by Richard Deslauriers, © 2006 (Presentation)

Analysis of the University of Florida Graduate Dataset Using the Self Organizing Map by Khoa D Doan, © 2006

Analysis of Italian Political Parties with the Self-Organizing Map by Jonathan Gorday, © 2006 (Presentation)

Self-Organizing Map and an Anorectic Data Set by Theresa Helm, © 2010 (Presentation)

The Self Organizing Map Applied to 2005 NFL Quarterbacks by Kevin McKee, © 2006

Life Style and Life Expectancy: An Analysis using ID3 and SOM by Joan Muliawan, © 2008 (Presentation)

SOM and MLB Stats by Clint Tomer, © 2006 (Presentation)