Data Warehouse, Data Mining and Business Intelligence


Information and Communication Technologies, Publication in the Diário da República - Plano 4 - 2010/2011

5.5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 TP + 30,0 TC


Average knowledge of numeric methods and statistics

At the end of the course, the students should be able to:
.identify the different concepts and methods of data mining
. develop data prediction models based on different techniques.

Data; data exploration
Classification - concepts; decision trees; model evaluation; alternative techniques
Association analysis and rules - concepts and algorithms
Grouping analysis - concepts and algorithms
Error detection
Matching analysis
Data mining techniques
Discriminant analysis
Automatic learning

Evaluation Methodology
Test/Exam - 50% of final mark
Practical assignment - 50% of final mark

- H. Witten, I. e Frank, E. (2005). Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-361). San Francisco, USA: Morgan Kaufmann

Method of interaction

Software used in class