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MATHS 7027 - Mathematical Foundations of Data Science

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Trimester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 5 hours per week
Restriction: Not available to MMaSc students.
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assessment: Exam, ongoing assessment
Syllabus:

This course introduces fundamental mathematical concepts relevant to computer science and provides a basis for further postgraduate study in data science, statistical machine learning, and cybersecurity. Topics covered are probability: sets, counting, probability axioms, Bayes theorem; optimisation and calculus: differentiation, integration, functions of several variables, series approximations; linear algebra: vector and matrices, matrix algebra, vector spaces; discrete mathematics and statistics: linear regression, linear least squares, regularisation. Applications of the theory to data science and machine learning will be developed.

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Commonwealth supported
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Study Level

Undergraduate
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Program of Study

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Trimester 1 Mon 14/02/2022 Thu 17/02/2022 Fri 01/04/2022 Wed 27/04/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
30317 WR01 60 12 1 Feb - 10 May Tuesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering Sth, S111, Teaching Room
Note: This class will be delivered both online and face to face. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
30295 TU03 30 FULL 9 Feb - 9 Feb Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG07, Teaching Room
23 Feb - 23 Feb Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG07, Teaching Room
9 Mar - 9 Mar Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG07, Teaching Room
23 Mar - 23 Mar Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG07, Teaching Room
6 Apr - 6 Apr Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG07, Teaching Room
20 Apr - 20 Apr Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG07, Teaching Room
Note: This class is only available for face-to-face (on-campus) students.
30299 TU05 25 14 8 Feb - 8 Feb Tuesday 6pm - 7pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
22 Feb - 22 Feb Tuesday 6pm - 7pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
8 Mar - 8 Mar Tuesday 6pm - 7pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
22 Mar - 22 Mar Tuesday 6pm - 7pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
5 Apr - 5 Apr Tuesday 6pm - 7pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
19 Apr - 19 Apr Tuesday 6pm - 7pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: This class is delivered entirely online.
30314 TU02 25 18 9 Feb - 9 Feb Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG07, Teaching Room
23 Feb - 23 Feb Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG07, Teaching Room
9 Mar - 9 Mar Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG07, Teaching Room
23 Mar - 23 Mar Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG07, Teaching Room
6 Apr - 6 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG07, Teaching Room
20 Apr - 20 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EMG07, Teaching Room
Note: This class is only available for face-to-face (on-campus) students.
Related Class: Computer Exercise
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
30297 CO03 30 1 2 Feb - 2 Feb Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM105, CAT Suite
16 Feb - 16 Feb Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM105, CAT Suite
2 Mar - 2 Mar Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM105, CAT Suite
16 Mar - 16 Mar Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM105, CAT Suite
30 Mar - 30 Mar Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM105, CAT Suite
13 Apr - 13 Apr Wednesday 3pm - 4pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM105, CAT Suite
Note: This class is only available for face-to-face (on-campus) students.
30298 CO05 25 12 1 Feb - 1 Feb Tuesday 6pm - 7pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
15 Feb - 15 Feb Tuesday 6pm - 7pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
1 Mar - 1 Mar Tuesday 6pm - 7pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
15 Mar - 15 Mar Tuesday 6pm - 7pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
29 Mar - 29 Mar Tuesday 6pm - 7pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
12 Apr - 12 Apr Tuesday 6pm - 7pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
Note: This class is delivered entirely online.
30312 CO02 25 19 2 Feb - 2 Feb Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM105, CAT Suite
16 Feb - 16 Feb Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM105, CAT Suite
2 Mar - 2 Mar Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM105, CAT Suite
16 Mar - 16 Mar Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM105, CAT Suite
30 Mar - 30 Mar Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM105, CAT Suite
13 Apr - 13 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM105, CAT Suite
Note: This class is only available for face-to-face (on-campus) students.