Data Mining and Learning Methods


Teacher coordinatorRomain Hérault
Teacher(s)Romain Hérault, Stéphane Canu
TeachingLectures : 18h Exercises : 18h
OptionData science
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Aim and objective

The purpose of this lecture is to familiarize the student with learning and data mining methods on huge amount of data.

Outcome learning

  • INSA reference data :
    • Concevoir un système d'ingénierie des données [3P]
    • Déterminer des classes de problèmes [3P]
  • CNISF reference data :
    • J40K [1P]
    • J10C [2I]
1 - Notion, 2 - Concept, 3 - Application, I - fully, P - incomplete

Course description

  • Non linear methods for data mining
  • Markov models
  • Kernel machine
  • Artificial Neural Network
  • Decision tree and forest
  • Classifier mixing


  • Data mining


  • Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani and Jerome Friedman, The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction, springer, 2001
  • John Shawe-Taylor and Nello Cristianini Kernel Methods for Pattern Analysis, Cambridge University Press, 2004
  • Bernhard Schölkopf and Alex Smola. Learning with Kernels. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2002.


  • Project: 40%
  • Final Exam: 60%