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Archived Curricula Guide 2013–2014
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TÄHT7017 Data Mining in Astronomy 4 ECTS
Organised by
Person in charge
Silja Pohjolainen

Learning outcomes

Introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of Data Mining. Introduction to the machine learning with practical applications in modern astronomy and data mining in astronomical databases.


Introduction to database and data mining concepts. Different methods of visualization are considered for a variety of astronomical wavelengths. Examples with exercises are used to present these techniques. Students will also prepare their own projects.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 28 h 0 h
Independent work
Exercises 12 h 0 h

Lectures, student presentations, exercises

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Oral exam
  • In English
Oral presentation

Student presentation, work report


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4. year autumn
5. year autumn

Periods I-II

Study materials

Lecture notes

Further information

Not offered 2013-2014. Next lectured in 2014-2015.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
DP in Physical Sciences
Finnish Study Modules