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CS 697 Spatial Data Mining
Tentative Course Schedule 
Spring 2010

Dr. Wei Ding

The course schedule is tentative. Actual contents to be covered depend on progress.
Lecture notes can be downloaded through your UMass Online Blackboard Learning System (BLS) account.

Section 03: Tuesday 08:30 PM - 09:45 PM, Thursday 08:30 PM - 09:45 PM Class Number:26261
Science S02-0063, Science building, 2nd floor or the Web Lab, Science Building, S-3-28
Weeks Meetings Topic Readings & Handouts Examples & Web Resources
1.  Jan 26  Course Administration    
 Jan 28  Introduction to Spatial Data Mining (class will be in the Web Lab)  Slides: Introduction to Spatial Data Mining  
2.  Feb 2  Data Preprocessing (in the Web Lab)  Slides: Data Preprocessing  
 Feb 4

 Data Preprocessing (continued)

3.  Feb 9  Team Presentation    
 Feb 11  Introduction to Weka    
4.  Feb 16  Team Presentation  Slides: Classification Part I  
 Feb 18  Classification Part I    
5.  Feb 23  Team Presentation    
 Feb 25

 Classification Part I (continued)

6.  Mar 2

 Classification Part I (continued)


 Mar 4  Introduction to Crater Detection     
7.  Mar 9 Examination  Pre-Exam Review  
 Mar 11 Team meeting day    
 Mar 14 and Mar 21, no class, Spring Vacation
8.  Mar 23  Classification Part II Slides: Classification Part II   
 Mar 25  Classification Part II (continued)    
9.  Mar 30  Classification Part II (continued)      
 Apr 1  Classification Part II (continued)    
10.  Apr 6  Building a Custom Application Slides: Building a Custom Application  
 Apr 8  ArcGIS Lab Session
(Guest Speaker: Christopher Maio)
April 8, Course Withdraw Deadline
11.  Apr 13  Understanding VBA Slides: Understanding VBA  
 Apr 15  Understanding VBA    
12.  Apr 20  Understanding VBA    
 Apr 22  Understanding ArcObjects  
Slides: Understanding ArcObjects  
13.  Apr 27  Understanding ArcObjects    
 Apr 29  Understanding ArcObjects    
14.  May 4  Understanding ArcObjects    
 May 6  Using ArcObjects Slides: Using ArcObjects  
15.  May 11  Using ArcObjects
 Term Project Discussion
 May 13  No class, reading day    
16.  May 18  Term Project Presentation (05/18/10 Tue 6:30 PM-9:30 PM)    


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