About this Specialization

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The Data Mining Specialization teaches data mining techniques for both structured data which conform to a clearly defined schema, and unstructured data which exist in the form of natural language text. Specific course topics include pattern discovery, clustering, text retrieval, text mining and analytics, and data visualization. The Capstone project task is to solve real-world data mining challenges using a restaurant review data set from Yelp. Courses 2 - 5 of this Specialization form the lecture component of courses in the online Master of Computer Science Degree in Data Science. You can apply to the degree program either before or after you begin the Specialization.
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 8 months to complete
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Learner Career Outcomes
50%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
33%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Intermediate Level
Approx. 8 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, Korean, Chinese (Simplified), French, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish...

There are 6 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Data Visualization

4.5
stars
1,064 ratings
249 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Text Retrieval and Search Engines

4.5
stars
736 ratings
161 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Text Mining and Analytics

4.5
stars
562 ratings
126 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Pattern Discovery in Data Mining

4.3
stars
271 ratings
51 reviews

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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This specialization is part of the 100% online Master in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

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