Mining Massive Data Sets
Winter 2015
The course will discuss data mining and machine learning algorithms for analyzing very large amounts of data. The emphasis will be on Map Reduce as a tool for creating parallel algorithms that can process very large amounts of data.
This year we are also offering a new 1 unit course: CS246H: Mining Massive Data Sets: Hadoop Labs!


Important course information will be posted on this web page and announced in class. You are responsible for all material that appears here and should check this page for updates frequently.

Course information:


Tuesday & Thursday 9:30AM - 10:45AM in NVidia Auditorium, Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Center.

Watch video lectures on SCPD. Stanford students can see them here.
Non-School of Engineering students can submit an access request and you'll get access to the videos.


Jure Leskovec
Office Hours: Wednesday 9-10am, Gates 418

TAs and Office hours (Starting from the second week, Jan 10):

Negar Rahmati
Office Hours: Monday 10am-12pm, Location: Gates B24A

Jean-Yves Stephan
Office Hours: Monday 3-5pm, Location: 360-361A

Peter Lofgren
Office Hours: Tuesday 3-5pm, Location: Gates B26B

Clifford Huang
Office Hours: Tuesday 5-7pm, Location: Gates B26B

Janice Lan
Office Hours: Wednesday 2-4pm, Location: Lathrop Tech Lounge

Nat Roth
Office Hours: Wednesday 6-8pm, Location: Gates B24B

Clement Ntwari Nshuti
Office Hours: Thursday 5-7pm, Location: 300-303

Dima Brezhnev
Office Hours: Thursday 7-9pm, Location: Huang Basement

Hristo Paskov
Office Hours: Friday 12-2pm, Location: Gates B24A

James (Yuqi) Liu
Office Hours: Friday 2-4pm, Location: Gates B24A

The weekend office hours are held every Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 12pm via Hangouts. The link is posted on Piazza before each session.

Email address:

You can reach us at cs246-win1415-staff@lists.stanford.edu
Use Piazza to post class related questions: https://piazza.com/stanford/winter2015/cs246/home.

Previous versions of the course

CS246: Winter 2014

CS246: Winter 2013

CS246: Winter 2012

CS246: Winter 2011

CS345a: Winter 2010