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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Formal concept analysis in a nutshell

14 videos (Total 66 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
14 videos
What is formal concept analysis?4m
Understanding the concept lattice diagram2m
Reading concepts from the lattice diagram4m
Reading implications from the lattice diagram5m
Conceptual clustering6m
Formal contexts and derivation operators8m
Formal concepts2m
Closure operators9m
Closure systems2m
Software: Concept Explorer7m
Many-valued contexts4m
Conceptual scaling schemas3m
Scaling ordinal data3m
1 reading
Further reading10m
2 practice exercises
Reading concept lattice diagrams1h
Formal concepts and closure operators2h
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Concept lattices and their line diagrams

8 videos (Total 98 min), 3 quizzes
8 videos
Supremum and infimum15m
Lattices9m
The basic theorem (I)11m
The basic theorem (II)12m
Line diagrams13m
Context clarification and reduction12m
Context reduction: an example11m
3 practice exercises
Supremum and infimum30m
Lattices and complete lattices1h
Clarification and reduction1h
Week
3
5 hours to complete

Constructing concept lattices

13 videos (Total 121 min), 3 quizzes
13 videos
Drawing a concept lattice diagram4m
A naive algorithm for enumerating closed sets2m
Representing sets by bit vectors4m
Closures in lectic order10m
Next Closure through an example10m
The complexity of the algorithm13m
Basic incremental strategy14m
An example10m
The definition of implications10m
Examples of attribute implications7m
Implication inference12m
Computing the closure under implications7m
3 practice exercises
Transposed context30m
Closures in lectic order1h
Implications1h
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Implications

9 videos (Total 67 min), 3 quizzes
9 videos
Pseudo-closed sets and canonical basis12m
Preclosed sets8m
Preclosure operator6m
Computing the canonical basis4m
An example5m
Complexity issues8m
Functional dependencies8m
Translation between functional dependencies and implications5m
3 practice exercises
Implications and pseudo-intents1h
Canonical basis1h
Functional dependencies1h
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By EVFeb 21st 2019

It is a very nice course, I fully recommend it. It is very good organized and explained. The task some of them are challenge.

By RJul 3rd 2019

Was quite hard. Instructor was very helpful. Instructors book helped a lot.

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Sergei Obiedkov

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Faculty of computer science

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