Melbourne Data Science Week - 29 May - 2nd June 2017

Machine Learning with R: Association Rules, Text Mining and Social Network Analysis

01 Jun 2017
13:30 - 17:00
KPMG, Tower Two, Collins Square, 727 Collins St.

Machine Learning with R: Association Rules, Text Mining and Social Network Analysis

Course Title

Machine Learning with R: Association Rules, Text Mining and Social Network Analysis

 

Prerequisite

 

Requirement

You will need to bring your own laptop. Please install the required software and packages and download the datasets and slides below before you come to the course.

 

Outline

This is a course on machine learning with R. It will cover four sessions below. Each session will be of 45 minutes, composed of a 35-minute tutorial and a 10-minute lab.

  • R Programming: basics of R language and programming, parallel computing, and data import and export
  • Association Rule Mining with R: mining and selecting interesting association rules, redundancy removal, and rule visualisation
  • Text Mining with R: text mining, word cloud, topic modelling, and sentiment analysis,
  • Social Network Analysis with R: graph construction, graph query, centrality measures, and graph visualisation