Course Info

DSC 441: Fundamentals of Data Science

An introduction to the Knowledge Discovery Technologies covering all stages of a data mining process: domain understanding, data collection and selection, data cleaning and transformation, dimensionality reduction, pattern discovery, evaluation, and knowledge extraction. The course provides a comprehensive overview of data mining techniques used to realize these stages, including traditional statistical analysis and machine learning techniques. Students will analyze large datasets and develop modeling solutions to support decision making in various domains such as healthcare, finance, security, marketing, customer relationship management (CRM), and multimedia.

IT 403 or DSC 423 or ECO 520 is a prerequisite for this class.

Winter 2022-2023

Section: 801
Class number: 28902
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor:
Section: 820
Class number: 28926
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor:

Fall 2022-2023

Section: 701
Class number: 18561
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00218 at Loop Campus
Section: 710
Class number: 18563
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Section: 720
Class number: 18562
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Summer I 2021-2022

Section: 201
Class number: 42323
Meeting time: TuTh 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00222 at Loop Campus
Section: 210
Class number: 42324
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async (Sync-Option)
Section: 211
Class number: 43109
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async (Sync-Option)
Instructor: Alvin Chin | View syllabus
Section: 230
Class number: 43108
Meeting time: TuTh 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync
Instructor: Alvin Chin | View syllabus

Spring 2021-2022

Section: 901
Class number: 37500
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync
CLOSED
Section: 920
Class number: 37663
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Winter 2021-2022

Section: 801
Class number: 28594
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Section: 820
Class number: 28622
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Eli Brown | View syllabus

Fall 2021-2022

Section: 701
Class number: 4146
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00218 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 710
Class number: 4148
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Section: 720
Class number: 4147
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Summer I 2020-2021

Section: 201
Class number: 40091
Meeting time: TuTh 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync
Instructor: Alvin Chin | View syllabus

Section 201X

Class number 41599

Meeting dates: 6/14/2021 - 7/18/2021
Meeting time: TuTh 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: OLSYN CH000 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Alvin Chin | View syllabus
Meeting dates: 6/26/2021 - 6/26/2021
Meeting time: Sa 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location: MCGWS 00108 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Alvin Chin | View syllabus


Section: 210
Class number: 40092
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async (Sync-Option)
Instructor: Alvin Chin | View syllabus
CLOSED

Spring 2020-2021

Section: 901
Class number: 30725
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync
Section: 920
Class number: 35456
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Section 920X

Class number 36534

Meeting dates: 3/27/2021 - 6/11/2021
Meeting time: -
Location: OLASY NCH00 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Meeting dates: 4/17/2021 - 4/17/2021
Meeting time: Sa 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location: MCGWS 00108 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Meeting dates: 5/8/2021 - 5/8/2021
Meeting time: Sa 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location: MCGWS 00108 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Meeting dates: 5/22/2021 - 5/22/2021
Meeting time: Sa 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location: MCGWS 00108 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED


Winter 2020-2021

Section: 801
Class number: 28538
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync

Section 801X

Class number 35050

Meeting dates: 1/4/2021 - 3/21/2021
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: OLSYN CH000 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Meeting dates: 1/30/2021 - 1/30/2021
Meeting time: Sa 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location: N/A at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Meeting dates: 2/13/2021 - 2/13/2021
Meeting time: Sa 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location: N/A at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Meeting dates: 3/6/2021 - 3/6/2021
Meeting time: Sa 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Location: N/A at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED


Section: 820
Class number: 28575
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async
Instructor: Eli Brown | View syllabus

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 701
Class number: 10421
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync
Section: 710
Class number: 10423
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: Online: Sync-Classroom link
Section: 720
Class number: 16275
Meeting time: -
Location: Online: Async

Summer I 2019-2020

Section: 210
Class number: 40188
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 901
Class number: 30851
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 902
Class number: 36822
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: REMOT E0000
CLOSED
Section: 910
Class number: 30900
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
Section: 911
Class number: 36823
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 801
Class number: 22926
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: LEWIS 01216 at Loop Campus
Section: 802
Class number: 22986
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: LEWIS 01509 at Loop Campus
Section: 810
Class number: 22927
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
Section: 811
Class number: 26881
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 701
Class number: 12990
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00218 at Loop Campus
Section: 702
Class number: 12991
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: LEWIS 01507 at Loop Campus
Section: 710
Class number: 12992
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
Section: 711
Class number: 12993
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote

Summer I 2018-2019

Section: 201
Class number: 41870
Meeting time: TuTh 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: LEWIS 01110 at Loop Campus
Section: 210
Class number: 41871
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote

Spring 2018-2019

Section: 901
Class number: 36268
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: LEWIS 01007 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Eli Brown | View syllabus
Section: 910
Class number: 36616
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
Instructor: Eli Brown | View syllabus

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 801
Class number: 26551
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: LEWIS 01107 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 802
Class number: 27826
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: LEWIS 01509 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Hamed Qahri Saremi
Section: 810
Class number: 26552
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
Instructor: Hamed Qahri Saremi
Section: 811
Class number: 27827
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote

Fall 2018-2019

Section: 701
Class number: 15759
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00218 at Loop Campus
Section: 702
Class number: 15760
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: LEWIS 01507 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Hamed Qahri Saremi
Section: 710
Class number: 15761
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
Section: 711
Class number: 15762
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote
Instructor: Hamed Qahri Saremi

Summer I 2017-2018

Section: 201
Class number: 42128
Meeting time: TuTh 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: LEWIS 01110 at Loop Campus
Section: 210
Class number: 42129
Meeting time: -
Location: Remote