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Computational Elements Within The Exam

My question regards how the computational questions will be approached in the exam.

If the only allowed materials are the notes, exercises, etc, then are we to not expect any complex computations? For instance, computing information gain for decision requires a fairly insignificant logrithmic computation, computation of broadcast disk frequencies/LIX values may be nontrivial, inverted document frequency, etc...
Posted by Nathan Evans on Monday 21 January 2008 at 14:17
I think you can bring along your pocket calculator do some basic computations.
Posted by Le Hung Vu on Wednesday 23 January 2008 at 9:11
The questions are solvable within the alloted time with the aid of a simple 4-ops calculator. If there are any complex computations, e.g. logarithms, the I(p,n) function etc. you will be given a table with precomputed values.

Best of luck on the exam!
Posted by Wojciech Galuba on Wednesday 23 January 2008 at 9:59