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IE 702: Neural Nets, Fuzzy Systems and Applications

Prerequisite:  Instructor's permission

Relevance and importance of neural nets, fuzzy systems and combination of such systems in certain problem areas of IE & OR, involving combinatorial optimization, systems modeling, approximations, prediction, robust control and learning.

Artificial neurons; network architectures; learning processes; single and multilayer perceptions; back propagation learning; radial basis function networks; Hopfield models, bi-directional associative memories and combinatorial optimization; Boltzmann machines; Mean Field theory; temporal processing using feed forward networks; dynamically driven recurrent networks; principal components analysis; self-organizing maps; ART type models; Neuro-dynamic programming and reinforcement learning.

Fuzzy sets; fuzzy rules and fuzzy reasoning; temporal fuzzy logic; fuzzy systems; fuzzy associative memories; fuzzy rule generation using neural net approaches; fuzzy inference systems; fuzzy neural networks; adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference systems (ANFIS); neuro-fuzzy control. 

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