ECE 559 - Neural Networks

Description:  Credit 4. Artificial neural networks, perceptron, backpropagation, Kohonen nets, statistical methods, Hopfield nets, associative memories, large memory networks, cognition.

Prerequisite:  Consent of the instructor

Textbooks: Principles of Artificial Neural Networks, by D. Graupe, Krieger Pub. Co, 1994.

Topics:

  • Fundamentals of Artificial Neural Networks for Parallel Computing 
  • Perceptrons 
  • Backpropagation 
  • Kohonen Nets and Counterpropagation 
  • Midterm #1 
  • Statistical Methods 
  • Hopfield Networks 
  • Associative Memories 
  • Midterm #2 
  • Adaptive Resonance Theory 
  • Optical Neural Nets 
  • Cognition 
  • Neocognition