Neural Networks Course Outline

ECE5524: Statistical Learning and Pattern Recognition Fall 2008
Our brains are of course

Dr. Yue Wang (Joseph)

Email: yuewang@vt.edu
Phone: (703) 387-6056
Fax: (703) 528-5543

This course will cover supervised learning, pattern classification, neural networks, support vector machine, unsupervised learning, cluster analysis, feature discovery, cross-validation, and independent component analysis, with an emphasis on the strategic frontier between machine learning and scientific discoveries. The course is theoretical, practical, and challenging in nature. Major effort will be made to present applications in the areas of genomic bioinformatics, computational biology, biomedical imaging, and computer-aided decision making.

Lectures: Tuesdays, 4:00pm – 6:45pm (Blacksburg: check with official schedule)

Office Hours: Tuesdays, 6:45pm- 7:30pm (e-mails are greatly welcome)

Textbook: T Hastie, R. Tibshirani, and J. Friedman, The Elements of Statistical Learning, Springer, 2001.

References: Simon Haykin, Neural Networks: A Comprehensive Foundation, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1999.
Hyvarinen, A., Karhunen, J. & Oja, E. Independent Component Analysis, John Wiley, New York, 2001.
Ripley, B. Pattern Recognition and Neural Networks, Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Source: Research Methods Consortium

World Scientific Pub Co Inc Neural Networks: Computers With Intuition
Book (World Scientific Pub Co Inc)

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