Summer Course offered by University of Delaware — Modern Machine Learning

Machine learning is the basis of data mining. This course is aimed at providing some of the underpinning for the algorithms that are used in data mining; a balance between the theoretical and practical. Practical examples will be used to demonstrate the utility of the methods described. The techniques learned in this course are applicable to anyone trying to extract models from data that can be used for prediction or classification.

Prerequisites:   TBA

Textbook: TBA

Method of Instruction: Delivery is through live lectures; however, lecture notes will be posted each week on-line to accommodate students with busy travel schedules.

Grading:  Class grades are dependent on the completion of homework/computer assignments and projects.

Course Registration

June 5 -July 21, 2017
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30pm – 7:30pm
University Center, Aberdeen, MD (room TBD)

Instructor: Michael Piovoso
Registration Deadline: June 1st, 2017

Cost: $2,601.00 tuition + $30 registration fee


Call the Course Manager Louise Bank,,
(302) 831-8302, if you have an interest in taking this course


How to Nominate

Students must first ensure you have the academic qualifications to enroll in this course.  Send your unofficial bachelor’s transcript to for a pre-assessment.

Complete your SF 182 and submit for approval by your Training Coordinator.

E-mail completed SF 182 to  before the first day of your course.

Cancellation Policy

Contact the course manager ( to withdraw prior to the first week of this class. After this deadline, you will need to contact the course instructor and the course manager to cancel and determine whether your organization will be billed.

We avoid charging whenever possible, but if we have contracted for the course and only have the minimum number required to pay the bill, we have no choice but to charge for late cancellations and “no shows.”

Billing Instructions

After the office “Drop/Add” day of the term (typically 10 days after the start of classes) the UD Billing Office will contact your payment officer directly to arrange payment.

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