Prerequisites:APS of 30 and level 5 (60-69%) Mathematics
This module introduces concepts and terminology related to the computer science discipline. General topics covered include the history of computing, machine level representation of data, Boolean logic and gates, basic computer systems organisation, algorithms and complexity and automata theory. The module also introduces some of the subdisciplines of computer science, such as computer networks, database systems, compilers, information security and intelligent systems. The module also focuses on modelling of algorithms.
Data mining is the extraction of novel knowledge, or hidden patterns, from large data bases.