ECE 8831 SOFT COMPUTING – FALL 2010

ECE 8831 SOFT COMPUTING – FALL 2010

INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Marian S. Stachowicz
MWAH 273: Phone 726-6531,
mstachow@d.umn.edu,
http://www.d.umn.edu/ece/lis

TIME/LOCATION/ PRELIMINARY: T, Th 14:00 – 15:15, CHEM 153

OFFICE HOURS: TBA

COURSE TEXT: J. S. R. Jang, C._T. Sun, E. Mizutani, Neuro-Fuzzy and Soft Computing,Prentice Fall,1997
S. Wolfram, Mathematica, v. 6.1,
M. S. Stachowicz, Lance Beall, Fuzzy Logic Package, Wolfram Research,Inc. 2003.
Christian Jacob, Illustrating Evolutionary Computation with Mathematica, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2001
M.A. Bhatti, Practical Optimization Methods with Mathematica Applications, TELOS/Springer Verlag, 2000

OBJECTIVES:

Fuzzy set theory, neural networks, genetic algorithms, data clustering techniques, and several stochastic optimization methods that do not require gradient information which is aimed at solving real world decision-making, modeling, and control problem.

CREDIT AND PREREQUISITES: Cs 1623, Math 3320, 3 credits.

If you want to know more about instructor and course please come to MWAH 273. My office hours are on T and Th from 14:00 to 15:30.