Soft Computing  Course  Content,   Lecture   Note,   Slides,

Text books,  References

 Updated Dec. 20, 2015

The  Course  on  Soft  Computing refers to the  odd semester (July–Nov) course,  title  Soft Computing, Code 07B71CI4-0-8, 4  Credits,  Lectures – 42 hours,  I offered to the  students  of  7th semester B.Tech course in the  year, 2007,  2008, 2009,  2010,  2011, and  2012.  The  lecture slides,  around  398 numbers  in  pdf  format, have gone through  three updates.  The  course  is  at  Jaypee  University  of Engineering  and Technology (JUET),  Dept. of Computer Science &  Engineering,  where  I was  Visiting Professor.

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Content

 

Hrs

00

Soft Computing :      

Course Content

 

 

01

Introduction to Soft Computing :      

Introduction, Fuzzy Computing, Neural Computing, Genetic Algorithms, Associative Memory, Adaptive Resonance Theory, Applications.

1-6

02

Fundamentals of Neural Network :      

Introduction, Model of Artificial Neuron, Architectures, Learning Methods, Taxonomy of NN Systems, Single-Layer NN System, Applications.

 

7-14

03

Back Propagation Network :      

Background, Back-Propagation Learning, Back-Propagation Algorithm.

 

15-20

04

Associative Memory :      

Description, Auto-associative Memory, Bi-directional Hetero-associative Memory.

 

21-24

05

Adaptive Resonance Theory :      

Recap - supervised, unsupervised, backprop algorithms; Competitive Learning;  Stability-Plasticity Dilemma (SPD), ART Networks, Iterative Clustering,  Unsupervised  ART Clustering.

 

25-28

06

Fuzzy Set Theory :      

Introduction, Fuzzy set : Membership, Operations, Properties; Fuzzy Relations.

 

29-34

07

Fuzzy Systems :      

Introduction, Fuzzy Logic, Fuzzification, Fuzzy Inference, Fuzzy Rule  Based System, Defuzzification.

 

35-36

08

Fundamentals of Genetic Algorithms :      

Introduction, Encoding, Operators of Genetic Algorithm, Basic Genetic Algorithm.

 

37-40

09

Hybrid Systems :      

Integration of Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic and Genetic Algorithms, GA Based Back Propagation Networks, Fuzzy Back Propagation Networks, Fuzzy Associative Memories, Simplified Fuzzy ARTMAP.

 

41-42

Soft Computing : Course Content, myreaders.info

Soft Computing : Introduction

Fundamentals of Neural Networks : Soft Computing

Back Propagation Network :  Soft Computing

Associative Memory : Soft Computing

Adaptive Resonance Theory (ART) : Soft Computing

Fuzzy set theory : Soft Computing

Fuzzy systems : Soft Computing

Genetic  Algorithms & Modeling : Soft Computing

Hybrid Systems : Integration  of  Neural Network, Fuzzy Logic, Genetic  Algorithm

Acknowledgments

In the preparation of the course material, any quote, paraphrase or summary,  information, idea, text, data, table, figure or any other material which originally appeared in someone else’s work, I sincerely acknowledge them.
 

Recommended Textbooks

1

"Neural Network, Fuzzy Logic, and Genetic Algorithms - Synthesis and Applications", by S. Rajasekaran and G.A. Vijayalaksmi Pai,  (2005), Prentice  Hall, Chapter 1-15,  page 1-435.

2

“Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems - Theory and Application”, by Naresh K. Sinha  and Madan M. Gupta (2000), Academic Press, Chapter 1-25, page 1-625.

3

"Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems Design - Theory, Tools and Applications", by Fakhreddine karray and Clarence de Silva (2004),  Addison Wesley,  chapter 1-10, page 1-533.

4

“Neuro-Fuzzy and Soft Computing: A Computational Approach to Learning and Machine Intelligence” by J. S. R. Jang, C. T. Sun, and E. Mizutani, (1996),   Prentice Hall,  Chapter 1-15, page 1-607.

5

"Soft Computing : Integrating Evolutionary, Neural, and Fuzzy Systems",  by
Tettamanzi, Andrea, Tomassini, and Marco. (2001), Springer, Chapter 1-9,      page 1-323.

6

"Neural Networks: A Comprehensive Foundation", by  Simon S. Haykin, (1999),  Prentice Hall,  Chapter 1-15, page 1-889.

7

"Elements of Artificial Neural Networks", by Kishan Mehrotra, Chilukuri K. Mohan and Sanjay Ranka, (1996), MIT Press, Chapter 1-7, page 1-339.

8

"Fundamentals of Neural Networks: Architecture, Algorithms and Applications",  by Laurene V. Fausett, (1993), Prentice Hall,  Chapter1-7, page 1-449.

9

"Neural Network Design", by Martin T. Hagan, Howard B. Demuth and Mark Hudson Beale, ( 1996) , PWS Publ. Company, Chapter 1-19, page 1-1 to 19-14.

10

"An Introduction to Neural Networks", by James A. Anderson, (1997), MIT Press, Chapter 1- 17, page 1-585.

11

"Fuzzy Sets and Fuzzy Logic: Theory and Applications", by George J. Klir and      Bo Yuan, (1995), Prentice Hall, Chapter 1-17, page 1-574.

12

"Introduction To Fuzzy Sets And Fuzzy Logic", by M Ganesh, (2008), Prentice-hall, Chapter 1-10, page 1- 256.

13

"Fuzzy Logic: Intelligence, Control, and Information", by John Yen, Reza Langari, (1999 ), Prentice Hall, Chapter 1-17, page 1-543.

14

"Fuzzy Logic with Engineering Applications", by Timothy Ross, (2004), John Wiley & Sons Inc, Chapter 1-15 , page 1-623.

15

"Fuzzy Logic and Neuro Fuzzy Applications Explained",  by Constantin Von Altrock, (1995), Prentice Hall, Chapter 1-8, page 1-368.

16

"Genetic Algorithms in Search, Optimization, and Machine Learning", by David E. Goldberg, (1989), Addison-Wesley, Chapter 1-8, page 1- 432.

17

"An Introduction to Genetic Algorithms", by Melanie Mitchell, (1998), MIT Press, Chapter 1- 6, page 1- 203,

18

"Genetic Algorithms: Concepts And Designs", by K. F. Man, K. S. and Tang, S. Kwong, (201), Springer,  Chapter 1- 10, page 1- 348,  

19

"Genetic algorithms and engineering design", by Mitsuo Gen, and Runwei Cheng, (1997), John Wiley & Sons Inc, chapter 1- 10, page 1-411.

20

"Practical genetic algorithms",  by Randy L. Haupt, (2004), John Wiley & Sons Inc, Chapter 1- 7, page 1- 251.

21

Related documents from open source, mainly internet.  An exhaustive list is    being  prepared for inclusion at a later date.

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