The Data Mining Certificate program is a one-year program designed to give students a comprehensive training in basic foundation, advanced knowledge and applications of data mining.
This graduate certificate program in Data mining integrates computing technology, statistical techniques and geographical information system (GIS) together. Students will learn and experience the process of handling raw data in databases, turning data into useful information, investigating and transforming information into meaningful knowledge.
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In the news ...
CMU Data Mining students won 1st Place in the International Data Mining Project Poster Competition organized by SAS M2010 International Conference on Data Mining and Analytics.
Title of the project: Using Advance Data Mining Techniques for Predicting Methamphetamine Production In the Midwest of USA. CMU team: Kenneth Robertson (in DM Graduate Certificate and GIS Master programs) and Alexander Beregulko (In DM Graduate Certificate and ECO master programs).
The students started this project as a class project in Statistics 591 (Data Mining Techniques) in Spring 2010, and expanded the research work for the competition.
See the M2010 web site for details about the conference at http://www.sas.com/events/dmconf/index.html . Click on Sessions, you can link to Posters page from the Sessions page.
Both students are attending the SAS M2010 conference in Las Vegas in October 24 to October 27, 2010.