Academic Catalog

EE732 PROBABILISTIC GRAPHICAL MODELS

Course Code: 5670732
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. LKAY ULUSOY
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Probabilistic graphical models, inference in such models. Uncertainty, belief, probability, Bayesian inference, building and using probabilistic networks, summary of graph theory, Markov properties of graphs, probability distributions, probabilistic graphical models (directed and undirected), belief updating by network propagation, inference in graphical models, approximate inference methods (variational inference and sampling theory).