ECEN 758 Data Mining and Analysis

Term: Fall 2019
Class Time: MWF 3:00pm-3:50pm
Location: ETB 1037

Instructor Contact

Instructor: Nick Duffield
E-mail: duffieldng AT tamu DOT edu
Phone: (979) 845-7328
Office hours: WEB 332D, Mon 4:00-5:00pm, Tue 3:00am-4:00pm


Previous undergraduate or graduate course in probability or statistics, or approval of instructor


Assignments: 60% Tests: 20%  Final Exam: 20%

Discussion of assignments is encouraged, but copying is not allowed.  Assignments must be handed in on time to receive full credit

Books and Materials:

Data Mining and Analysis: Fundamental Concept and Algorithms, M. Zaki & W. Meira, Jr. Cambridge University Press, 2014,

Book available online through the TAMU Library:

Supplementary Materials: Mining of Massive Datasets, by Leskovec, Rajaraman, & Ullman.

Tests and Exam

  • Class Test 1: Monday 7 October 3pm-3:50pm, during class
  • Class Test 2:  Monday 4 November 3pm-3:50pm during class
  • Final Exam: Tuesday 10 December 10:30am-12:30pm