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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Recognition and machine learning

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
B4B33RPZ Z,ZK 6 2p+2c Czech
Corequisite:
Safety in Electrical Engineering for a bachelor´s degree (BEZB)
Basic health and occupational safety regulations (BEZZ)
The course cannot be taken simultaneously with:
Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (AE4B33RPZ)
Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (BE5B33RPZ)
Lecturer:
Ondřej Drbohlav, Jiří Matas (guarantor)
Tutor:
Ondřej Drbohlav, Jiří Matas (guarantor), Michal Neoral, Jonáš Šerých, Radim Špetlík, Milan Šulc
Supervisor:
Department of Cybernetics
Synopsis:

The basic formulations of the statistical decision problem are presented. The necessary knowledge about the (statistical) relationship between observations and classes of objects is acquired by learning on the raining set. The course covers both well-established and advanced classifier learning methods, as Perceptron, AdaBoost, Support Vector Machines, and Neural Nets.

Requirements:

Knowledge of linear algebra, mathematical analysis and probability and statistics.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.The pattern recognition problem. Overview of the Course. Basic notions.

2.The Bayesian decision-making problem, i.e. minimization of expected loss.

3.Non-bayesian decision problems.

4.Parameter estimation. The maximum likelihood method.

5.The nearest neighbour classifier.

6.Linear classifiers. Perceptron learning.

7.The Adaboost method.

8.Learning as a quadratic optimization problem. SVM classifiers.

9.Feed-forward neural nets. The backpropagation algorithm.

10.Decision trees.

11.Logistic regression.

12.The EM (Expectation Maximization) algorithm.

13.Sequential decision-making (Wald´s sequential test).

14.Recap.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Students solve four or five pattern recognition problems, for instance a simplified version of OCR (optical character recognition), face detection or spam detection using either classical methods or trained classifiers.

1.Introduction to MATLAB and the STPR toolbox, a simple recognition experiment

2.The Bayes recognition problem

3.Non-bayesian problems I: the Neyman-Pearson problem.

4.Non-bayesian problems II: The minimax problem.

5.Maximum likelihood estimates.

6.Non-parametric estimates, Parzen windows.

7.Linear classifiers, the perceptron algorithm

8.Adaboost

9.Support Vector Machines I

10.Support Vector Machines II

11.EM algoritmus I

12.EM algoritmus II

13.Submission of reports. Discussion of results.

14.Submission of reports. Discussion of results.

Study Objective:

To teach the student to formalize statistical decision making problems, to use machine learning techniques and to solve pattern recognition problems with the most popular classifiers (SVM, AdaBoost, neural net, nearest neighbour).

Study materials:

1. Duda, Hart, Stork: Pattern Classification, John Willey and Sons, 2nd edition, New York,2001.

2. Schlesinger, Hlavac: Ten Lectures on Statistical and Structural Pattern Recognition, 2002.

Note:
Further information:
http://cw.fel.cvut.cz/wiki/courses/a4b33rpz/start
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
Thu
Fri
roomKN:E-301
Matas J.
Drbohlav O.

11:00–12:30
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Šrámkova posluchárna K9
roomKN:E-132
Šulc M.
12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Karlovo nám.
Laboratoř PC
roomKN:E-132
Špetlík R.
14:30–16:00
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.103)

Karlovo nám.
Laboratoř PC
roomKN:E-230
Šerých J.
12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Karlovo nám.
Laboratoř PC
roomKN:E-230
Neoral M.
14:30–16:00
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.104)

Karlovo nám.
Laboratoř PC
Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-03-21
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4683806.html