ITCS6155/8155             Knowledge Based Systems                 Spring 2018

The class does not require any textbook.

Recommended Book: Action Rules Mining, A. Dardzinska, Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 468, Springer, 2013

Course Outline


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Each student will be asked to submit a project report on the topic related to handling incomplete and unbalanced datasets. You should send your project report to: Katarzyna Tarnowska (


Timetable & Information about Test, Project, and Grading

  • Classes begin: January 11 (Thursday), 2018
  • Spring Break: March 5-9
  • Midterm: March 15 (Thursday) [maximum 30 points]
  • Project Report - deadline to submit: April 26 (NO EXTENSIONS) [maximum 30 points]
  • Final: May 10 (Thursday), 2:00 - 4:30pm, Room: Woodward 130 [maximum 30 points]
  • Attendance: Maximum 10 points
Your final course grade will be assigned based on a standard percentage scale

(i.e., A= 86-100%; B= 71-85%; C= 55-70%; U= <55%).

Sample Problems

Problems II (WORD format)

Class meetings:

            Location: Woodward Hall 130
            Time: Thursday, 3:30pm- - 6:05pm

Instructor:       Zbigniew W. Ras

Office: Location: Woodward Hall 430C
Telephone: 704-687-8574
Office Hours: Thursday: 11:00am-1:00pm

GTA:       Katarzyna Tarnowska

Office: Location: Woodward Hall 402 (KDD Lab.)
Telephone: 704-687-8546
Office Hours: By appointment