Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5710783
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Computer Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction to Machine Learning; Deep hierarchies and learning mechanisms in humans; Artificial neural networks; Deep vs. shallow architectures; Representation in terms of basis functions; Representation learning; Independent component analysis; Sparse representations; Convolutional neural networks; Restricted Boltzmann Machines; Deep Belief networks; Applications to pattern recognition, speech recognition and natural language processing.