James et al. (2013) An Introduction to Statistical Learning: With applications in R . Springer.
Zumel, N. and Mount, J. (2014). Practical Data Science with R. Manning Publications.
The following are supplemental texts which you may also find useful:
Lantz, B. (2013). Machine Learning with R. Packt Publishing.
Conway, D. and White, J. (2012) Machine Learning for Hackers . O'Reilly Media.
Leskovec, J., Rajaraman, A. and Ullman, J. (2011). Mining of Massive Datasets. Cambridge University Press.
Zafarani, R., Abbasi, M. A. and Liu, H. (2014) Social Media Mining: An introduction. Cambridge University Press.
*A more detailed reading list will be supplied prior to the start of the programme
**Course content, faculty and dates may be subject to change without prior notice