UE Intelligent systems: reasoning and recognition

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This course brings together programming techniques for recognition and symbolic reasoning. Techniques for symbolic reasoning are provided based on rule based programming and structured knowledge representations using schema. Programming of rules and schema are illustrated with exercises in the CLIPS Expert-System environment (developed by NASA).  Techniques for recognition are presented based on Bayesian pattern recognition and machine learning. Linear and quadratic discrimination functions are presented, followed by feature space reduction techniques based on the Fisher discriminant function and principal Components analysis. An introduction to learning theory is provided  using the EM algorithm to estimate Gaussian Mixture Models.

Recommended prerequisite

Recommended: Probability and Statistics,Predicate Calculus