Department of Computational Perception
Department of
Computational Perception
Johannes Kepler Universitšt Linz


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Learning from User-generated Data


344.046, KV, 3h (4.5 ECTS), SS 2014

Univ.-Ass. Dr. Peter Knees
Assist.-Prof. Dr. Markus Schedl


Time: Tuesday, 13:45 – 15:15
Start: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Location: S3 048

This class will be taught in English.

Class Objectives and Content

Students will acquire basic knowledge for dealing with used-generated data in the fields of machine learning and pattern recognition. They will learn about sources and methods for data extraction from the web and social media as well as techniques for processing this data. The students' skills will be further developed through a practical project involving work with real-world data.

The main topics covered include:

Practical Exercise

Using real-world, user-generated data, students will conduct a pattern classification task that requires data extraction, data analysis, feature definition, training of various classifiers, and systematic experimentation.



last edited by pk on Feb 9, 2014