263-0008-00L  Computational Intelligence Lab

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersT. Hofmann
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for master students, otherwise a special permission by the study administration of D-INFK is required.



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
263-0008-00 VComputational Intelligence Lab2 hrs
Fri08-10ER SA TZ »
08-10HG E 7 »
T. Hofmann
263-0008-00 UComputational Intelligence Lab2 hrs
Thu14-16CHN C 14 »
Fri15-17CAB G 61 »
T. Hofmann
263-0008-00 AComputational Intelligence Lab
No presence required.
3 hrsT. Hofmann

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AbstractThis laboratory course teaches fundamental concepts in computational science and machine learning with a special emphasis on matrix factorization and representation learning. The class covers techniques like dimension reduction, data clustering, sparse coding, and deep learning as well as a wide spectrum of related use cases and applications.
ObjectiveStudents acquire fundamental theoretical concepts and methodologies from machine learning and how to apply these techniques to build intelligent systems that solve real-world problems. They learn to successfully develop solutions to application problems by following the key steps of modeling, algorithm design, implementation and experimental validation.

This lab course has a strong focus on practical assignments. Students work in groups of three to four people, to develop solutions to three application problems: 1. Collaborative filtering and recommender systems, 2. Text sentiment classification, and 3. Road segmentation in aerial imagery.

For each of these problems, students submit their solutions to an online evaluation and ranking system, and get feedback in terms of numerical accuracy and computational speed. In the final part of the course, students combine and extend one of their previous promising solutions, and write up their findings in an extended abstract in the style of a conference paper.

(Disclaimer: The offered projects may be subject to change from year to year.)
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Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits8 credits
ExaminersT. Hofmann
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 120 minutes
Additional information on mode of examination70% session examination, 30% project; the final grade will be calculated as weighted average of both these elements. As a compulsory continuous performance assessment task, the project must be passed on its own and has a bonus/penalty function.

The practical project is an integral part of the course. Participation is mandatory.
Failing the project results in a failing grade for the overall examination of Computational Intelligence Lab.
Written aidsKeine
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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Offered in

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Cyber Security MasterInterfocus CoursesWInformation
Data Science MasterCore ElectivesWInformation
Computer Science MasterInterfocus CoursesOInformation
Computational Science and Engineering MasterElectivesWInformation