EC330 Soft Computing

Course Name: 

EC330 Soft Computing


B.Tech (ECE)


Open Electives (OE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Introduction to learning systems - Feed forward Neural Networks - Perception - Multilayer Perceptron propagation algorithm and its variants - Improving generalization by various methods. Recurrent Neural Networks - Hopfield net - Boltzmann machine and Mean field learning - solving combinational optimization problems using recurrent Neural Networks. Unsupervised Neural Networks. Competitive learning - Self organizing maps - Growing cell structures Principal component analysis. Basics of fuzzy sets. Genetic algorithms: Population based search techniques, evolutionary strategies, mathematical foundations of genetic algorithms, search operators, genetic algorithms in function and combinational optimization, hybrid algorithms, application to pattern recognition


S. Haykin, Neural Networks : A comprehensive foundation, Pearson, 1999
J. M. Zurada, Introduction to artificial neural networks, Jaico publishing, 1997.
B. Yegnanarayana, Artificial Neural Networks, PHI, 1991

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