|Maximum number of students||20|
- This lecture is held by Johannes Theodoridis and Manuel Eberhardinger
Data Mining Lab: Contents
In this course 6 different data mining and pattern recognition applications are implemented by all student groups. A group contains at most 3 students. The implementation of each application should be done within one session. The applications, which have to be implemented, are described in the subsections below.
For each of the 6 lab excercises:
- a jupyter-notebook is provided, which contains the task-description and questions.
- students have to prepare themselves before the exercise-date. For a focused preparation a list of preparation questions is contained in the jupyter-notebook of each exercise. These questions will be interrogated randomly at the start of each excercise.
- the tasks as formulated in the jupyter-notebook must be implemented in the code-cells. Moreover, the questions must be answered in the jupyter-notebook.
- Important: Even though it is not always explicitly stated, the obtained results must be discussed scientifically: Try to explain the results, document what you find interesting, propose improvements, …This discussion must also be included in the jupyter-notebook.
- the prepared jupyter-notebooks (as described in the previous items, including the answers on the preparation questions!) must be submitted to the lecturer. Due date for each notebook, is immediately before the start of the next lab-exercise. The Jupyter Notebook (.ipynb), it’s .html representations and a link to download the entire project must be submitted.
- Each exercise is marked. The final mark is the average over the best 5 marks.
- Unexcused absence yields a submark of 4.7.
Supervised Learning & Data Visualization
Vehicle Data Analysis
This exercise applies a comprehensive collection of 25000 vehicles. Based on this dataset, we implement
- an Explorative Data Analysis (EDA) to understand the data
- an entire Machine Learning process, from data access to model evaluation
- a classifier to predict productgroup from input-features
- a regression-model to predict CO2-emissions from Input features
Unsupervised Learning & REST APIs
Clustering of Pokemons
In this exercise, the Pokemon API is used to query data for Pokemons and then process and analyze that data using various clustering algorithms. The following topics will be discussed or implemented:
- Learn how to query APIs with Python
- Querying Pokemon features via the API (Data Collection)
- Creating features for Pokemons (Feature Extraction + Data Preprocessing)
- Implement and analyze different clustering algorithms
- Selection of the most meaningful features (Feature Selection)
- Clustering of similar Pokemons
Collaborative Recommender Systems
Recommender Systems are applied in E-commerce for generating customized recommendations. Well known are the Amazon.com recommendations which are either distributed by e-mail or presented on the Amazon web page after login. For generating these recommendations the products which have already purchased or reviewed by the user are taken into account. In this exercise the currently most popular algorithms (Collaborative Filtering) for generating recommendations are implemented, tested and analysed.
A Naive Bayes classifier is implemented for document classification. It is shown how this algorithm can be applied for the classification of different RSS web feeds.
Principal Component Analysis & Eigenfaces
In this excercise a programm for face recognition is implemented. For a given set of training images (biometrical face photos) the Principal Component Analysis (PCA) is applied to calculate the space of eigenfaces. Then a photo which has to be recognized is transformed to the space of eigenfaces and the closest training photo is calculated.
Convolutional Neural Networks with Keras
Traffic Sign Recognition
In this excercise a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) for the recognition of German traffic signs must be implemented, using tensorflow and keras.
Dates and Documents
All notebooks and resources can be downloaded from Ilias Data Mining. For executing jupyter-notebooks, Python and jupyter-notebooks must be installed. It is strongly recommended to install the Anaconda Python distribution. This distribution does not only contain Python and Jupyter-Notebooks but also nearly all packages, which are required in this lab-exercise.
|Week 1||Introduction, Organizational aspects|
|Week 2||Registration, Python Introduction, Environment Setup|
|Week 3-4||Supervised Learning & Data Visualization|
|Week 5-6||Unsupervised Learning & REST APIs|
|Week 7-8||Collaborative Recommender Systems|
|Week 8||Naive Bayes|
|Week 9||Principal Component Analysis & Eigenfaces|
|Week 10||Convolutional Neural Networks with Keras|