ASSIGNMENT 7 - DATA MINING

1. Explain the difference between descriptive goals and predictive goals (2%)

2. List 2 methods we have covered previously that could be useful in achieving predictive goals (2%)

3. In a heatmap with chemical compounds in rows, protein targets in the columns, and colors in cells indicating activity (red) or inactivity (blue) of compound against targets at the intersections, what descriptors might you use to cluster (i) the compounds and (ii) the targets? (2%)

4. In the above heatmap, you find a horizontal line of cells colored red. What would this indicate? (2%)

5. Why are pipelining tools useful in data mining? (2%)