Techniques for Data Mining

Course Content

Data mining provides useful tools for the analysis, understanding and extraction of useful information from huge databases. Applications range from business, finance, medicine and engineering. This course will introduce the techniques used in data-mining. Topics will include clustering, classification, estimation, forecasting, statistical analysis and visualization tools.

Course Objectives

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this course, students should be able

First Term 2009


Prof. Laiwan Chan
Ho Sin Hang Engineering Building 1016,
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, New Territories
Email : lwchan
Phone : 2609 8434

Lecture Hours

Text Book

  1. Tan, Steinback, Kumar, "Introduction to Data Mining", Addision Wesley, 2006.

Detailed course information

CUHK Moodle

Data Mining Web Sites

Honesty in Academic Works

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