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Graduate Course List

For MS & PhD
(Fall 2016 onwards)

Department of Electrical Engineering
Air University

Presented to Academic Council on 18 December 2014

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2 . Telecomm Networks and Control Systems. A well-endowed library provides free on-line access to all the resources offered by IEEE and HEC Students can download any paper with full text from any of the IEEE publications. The elective courses provide depth in the chosen area of specialization and lay foundation for future work during doctoral studies. as well as give flavor of all the areas of specialization. Microwave. A comprehensive review of the mathematical concepts and techniques required for subsequent courses and research work is provided in the first two semesters.Master of Science in Electrical Engineering MS (EE) Master of Science in Electrical Engineering is a two year. equivalent of 24 credit hours from their chosen area of specialization. MSEE at Air University offers four areas of specialization:  Electromagnetics and Photonics  Communication and Signal Processing  Power and Control Systems  Machine Learning and Image Processing Core courses are designed to give breadth in Electrical Engineering. Satisfactory performance in the course work as well as the thesis is must to successfully fulfill the requirements for the award of the Master’s degree. They are also required to conduct research and submit their findings in terms of a thesis which is equivalent of 6 credit hours. Antenna. Air University has also access to the on-line digital library provided by the Higher Education Commission. Telecommunication. AU library has sufficient stock of the most modern books in the field of Electrical Engineering. Special quiet rooms are provided to the researchers in the library to conduct research in the most conducive environment. Department of Electrical Engineering has eleven well-equipped laboratories with modern and computer based training systems in Digital Signal Processing. Wide range of computing facilities is also available to the students. 30 credit-hour program divided over four semesters. Students are required to complete eight courses. Graduate Research and Computing Labs of Institute of Avionics and Aeronautics at Air University are also available for the thesis work.

in Electrical Engineering is a 48 credit-hour program beyond the Master Degree. The Doctoral Qualifying Examination (DQE) is a written examination and is conducted by the Department after the completion of the required course work.00 CGPA in the required course work. Satisfactory performance in the course work as well as the PhD dissertation is a must to successfully fulfill the requirements for the award of the Ph. namely Electromagnetics& Photonics.D. Machine learning & Image Processing. dissertation equivalent of 30 credit hours. Communication& Signal Processing. Student will formally defend his/her proposal in front of Guidance & Examination Committee (GEC).D. It prepares the students for Doctoral Qualifying Examination and lays the foundation for high quality research in the selected area. equivalent of 18 credit hours from their chosen area of specialization.D. Power &Control Systems. The course work is designed to give in-depth knowledge in the chosen area of specialization. degree. After successfully passing DQE and PDE. A student will have two chances to pass DQE.D. They are also required to conduct research and submit their findings in terms of a Ph. After passing the DQE. degree is three years.D. A student must pass the written DQE examination of the department with at least 70% aggregate marks in the exam and at least 60% marks in each subject. a student must have at least 3. The candidate must have at least one article published or accepted in a HEC-approved international Journal. a PhD student will attain the status of doctoral candidate.D.00/4. Students failing to clear DQE in two attempts will be separated from the program. Students are required to have at least one course with 8xx course code and at most three courses with 6xx code. Student will have to pass PDE in at most two attempts. each of three hours duration. In order to be eligible to take DQE. Department of Electrical Engineering offers Ph. a student will work on his/her research proposal and request for Proposal Defense Examination (PDE). Last requirement for Final Defense Examination (FDE) to take place is reception of two positive reports about his research work from international scholars in the field.in Electrical Engineering (EE) Ph. The two papers will be from the course work of Ph. degree program in following areas of specialization.D.Ph. The minimum time required for the completion of Ph. DQE will consist of two papers. Students are required to complete a minimum of six courses of 6xx/7xx/8xx level. 3 .

No C. Code Cr. Code Communication and Signal Processing Cr. MS / Ph. Hrs 1 EE 611 Electromagnetic Fields 3-0-3 2 EE 612 Antennas & Antenna Systems (3-0-3) 3 EE 711 Array Signal Processing (3-0-3) 4 EE 712 Detection and Estimation Theory (3-0-3) 5 EE 713 Radar Engineering (3-0-3) 6 EE 714 Electromagnetic Engineering (3-0-3) 7 EE 715 Computational Methods of Field Theory (3-0-3) 8 EE 811 Advanced Array Signal Processing (3-0-3) 9 EE 812 Advanced Detection and Estimation Theory I (3-0-3) 10 EE 813 Advanced Detection and Estimation Theory II (3-0-3) 11 EE 814 Kalman Filters (3-0-3) 12 EE 818 Special Topics in Lasers and Optics ** (3-0-3) 12 EE 819 Special Topics in Radar Systems Engineering (3-0-3) S. Hrs 1 EE 633 Advanced Digital Communications I (3-0-3) 2 EE 634 Advanced Coding Theory (3-0-3) 3 EE 635 Satellite Communications (3-0-3) 4 EE 636 Advanced Mobile Communication (3-0-3) 5 EE637 Lasers and Optical Sources (3-0-3) 6 EE638 Photo detectors (3-0-3) 7 EE 731 Optimization Techniques (3-0-3) 8 EE 732 Advanced Digital Communications II (3-0-3) 9 EE 733 Spread Spectrum Communication Systems (3-0-3) 4 . Hrs 1 MA 689 Probabilistic Methods in Electrical Engineering 3-0-3 2 MA 682 Applied Linear Algebra 3-0-3 3 EE 631 Stochastic Processes 3-0-3 4 EE 632 Adaptive Filters 3-0-3 5 EE 651 Linear Systems 3-0-3 6 EE 797 MS Thesis 6-0-6 Electromagnetics and Photonics S.No C.No C.D.Code Common Courses Cr. (EE) Program Details for Fall -2014 and Beyond Course List S.

Hrs 1 EE 652 Digital Control Systems (3-0-3) 2 EE 653 System Identification (3-0-3) 3 EE 654 Adaptive Control (3-0-3) 4 EE 655 Real-Time Control (3-0-3) 5 EE 656 Advanced Power Electronics ** (3-0-3) 6 EE 657 Evolutionary Engineering Optimization (3-0-3) EE751 Power Electronics for Power Systems ** (3-0-3) 6 EE 752 Advanced Neural Networks (3-0-3) 7 EE 753 Intelligent Control (3-0-3) 8 EE 754 Advanced Robotics and Control (3-0-3) 9 EE 755 Optimal Control (3-0-3) 10 EE 756 Robust Control (3-0-3) 11 EE 757 Sliding Mode Control ** (3-0-3) 12 EE758 Dynamics and controls of electrical machines ** (3-0-3) 13 EE 759 Special Topics in Intelligent Systems and Control (3-0-3) 14 EE 851 Nonlinear Systems & Control (3-0-3) 15 EE 852 Advanced Process Control (3-0-3) 16 EE853 Power System Operation and Protections ** (3-0-3) 117 EE 854 Advanced Topics in Nature Inspired Optimization Techniques (3-0-3) 18 EE 855 Advanced Topics in Intelligent Systems and Control (3-0-3) 19 EE856 Neuro-Fuzzy Control ** (3-0-3) 20 EE857 Stochastic Control ** (3-0-3) 21 EE 858 Special Topics in Power and Control (3-0-3) 5 . Code Power and Control Systems Cr.10 EE 734 Multimedia Communications (3-0-3) 11 EE 735 Optical Waveguide Design (3-0-3) 12 EE736 Advance Digital Signal Processing I ** (3-0-3) 13 EE 739 Advanced Topics in Digital Communication Systems (3-0-3) 14 EE 831 Advanced Wireless Techniques (3-0-3) 15 EE 832 Space-Time Coding (3-0-3) 16 EE 833 Adaptive Wireless Transceivers (3-0-3) 17 EE 834 Advance Digital Signal Processing II ** (3-0-3) 18 EE 838 Special Topics in Signal Processing ** (3-0-3) 19 EE 839 Special Topics in Digital Communication Systems (3-0-3) S.No C.

Dissertation 30 1. Dissertation Cr. All old course have been kept with their original codes 6 . Pre-Requisites have Been Removed 3. Hrs 1 EE899 Ph.No C. Hrs 1 EE 671 Digital Image Processing (3-0-3) 2 EE672 Data Mining ** (3-0-3) 3 EE 771 Pattern Recognition (3-0-3) 4 EE 772 Machine Learning (3-0-3) 5 EE 773 Computer Vision (3-0-3) 6 EE774 Medical Imaging ** (3-0-3) 7 EE775 Satellite Imaging ** (3-0-3) 8 EE776 Visual Perception ** (3-0-3) 9 EE777 Compressive Sensing ** (3-0-3) 10 EE778 Graphical Models ** (3-0-3) 11 EE 871 Special Topics in Pattern Recognition (3-0-3) 12 EE872 Special Topics in Signal Image Processing (3-0-3) 13 EE873 Special Topics in Machine learning ** (3-0-3) S.D.D.No C. Code Machine Learning and Image Processing Cr. 2. Code Ph. 22 EE859 Renewable power production and transportation ** (3-0-3) S. All Double Starred (**) Courses are New with codes not used before.

Eigen analysis method. Detection and Parameter Estimation of Slowly Fluctuating Point Targets. detection theory. Doppler-Spread Targets and Channels. solution techniques and boundary value problems. Radar antenna characteristics. Tracking. EE712 Detection and Estimation Theory Hypothesis testing and parameter estimation. prediction correlation algorithms. propagation of electromagnetic waves. aperture antennas. Observability and minimal realization. simple antennas and radiation. Statistics. Spectral Representation. Axioms of Probability. M. dipoles. decision criteria. EE612 Antennas & Antenna Systems Basic antenna theory. Input output Stability. Random Walk. spectral estimation adaptive array processing. the method of moments. Factors affecting radar range. Functions of one Random Variables. Controllability. EE711 Array Signal Processing Signal detection and enhancement. source motion models. Repeated Trials.D.S. constrained optimization. estimation theory. receiving antennas. array gain. Estimation of the parameters of a random process. in Electrical Engineering Description of Courses Compulsory Courses EE 651 Linear Systems Theory Static Equation Representation and Solution. & Ph. signal characterization. frequency independent antennas. Target identification techniques. magneto-static fields in matter. linear signal waveform estimation. Special categories of Estimation Problems. spatial sampling. Electromagnetics and Photonics EE611 Electromagnetic Fields Review of vector analysis. antenna measurements. Internal Stability of LTV & LTIV cases. signal detection in noise. Detection and estimation of known signals in white and nonwhite Gaussian noise. wave ember- frequency space. 7 . EE 631 Stochastic Processes Probability and Random Variable. propagation. Spectrum Estimation. parameter estimation. Two Random Variables. Markov Processes and Queuing theory. Transition Matrix and their general properties. refraction and diffraction. Entropy. wave reflection and transmission. Sequences of Random Variables. Doubly-Spaced Targets and Channels. apertures and arrays. optimization. steady electric current. electrostatics in free space. time-varying electromagnetic fields. Mean Square Estimation. detection based array processing algorithms. magneto-statics in freespace. loops. Stochastic Processes. Detection of signals with unwanted parameters. arrays. hypothesis testing. Time-space-frequency-phase interrelationships. Filtering s. Tracking. propagating waves. Range-Spread Targets and Channels. dynamic adaptive methods. EE713 Radar Engineering Radar system requirements and principles of radar detection and parameter estimation. State feedback and state observation design using Eigen-value. multi-array tracking in clutter. Markov Chains. simple waveguides. electrostatic fields in matter. beam-forming. dispersion and attenuation. parameter estimation. Series representation of random processes. assignment Discreet Control.

pulse broadening. Special categories of Estimation Problems. antennas. absorption. charge coupled devices and CCD detectors. Quadratic Algorithms. Mode formation in waveguides. radiation. Range-Spread Targets and Channels. cutoff wavelengths and fundamental modes.2-D slab waveguides. method of moments. transverse and longitudinal modes in 3-D structures. Field theorems. Photo-voltaic operation. Kalman filter for Gauss-Markov model. Gain and losses in laser cavity. wave guides. Optical integrated circuits design (OIC). Special Categories of Detection Problems. Atomic energy levels and decay rates. EE 813 Advanced Detection and Estimation Theory II Estimation of the parameters of a random process. single and multimode fibers. Two and three level laser systems and rate equations. Evanescent waves and confinement of modes. TEM modes. high frequency detectors. TE. Basic P-N junctions. noise characteristics. scatterers. and variational methods. CMOS detectors. Detection and Parameter Estimation of Slowly Fluctuating Point Targets. Kalman filter design methodology. GaAs. TM. EE637 Lasers and Optical Sources Optical radiation generation and spectral distribution. Absorption of optical waves in p-n junction. Si. Fundamentals of optical detection and bandwidth. Optimum Detection. Continuous wave and pulsed lasers. Position Sensitive Detectors (PSD). and apertures. semiconductor lasers. EE735 Optical Waveguide Design Fundamental principles of optical waveguides. Detection of Gaussian Signals. Resonant cavities and Fabry-Perot cavity. Waveguide couplers. Spontaneous and stimulated emissions. quantum well lasers. Maximum Likelihood. propagation and reflection of waves. vertical cavity surface emission 8 . Applications to antenna theory. frequency response of optical detectors. mode locking and q-switching. Mode coupling and multimode interference devices (MMI). EE715 Computational Methods of Field theory Functional analysis. power splitters. LED. resonators. P-I-N band structures and detectors. carrier mobility. Parameter Estimation.EE 714 Electromagnetic Engineering Time varying electromagnetic fields. Avalanche Photo Diodes (APD). quantum efficiency. EE638 Photo-detectors Fundamentals of semiconductors. Propagation constants calculations and dependence on parameters. population inversion. Subspace Algorithms. EE 811 Advanced Array Signal Processing Adaptive Beamformers. EE 812 Advanced Detection and Estimation Theory I Estimation of Continuous Waveforms. extended Kalman filters. quantization of radiation and photons. line-width and probability of transitions. Y- junctions and S-bends. EE 814 Kalman Filters Models for linear systems and stochastic processes. Various laser systems. Absorption losses and dispersion in waveguides. directional couplers. estimation techniques. and diffraction. distributed feedback (DFB) lasers. Nonlinear Modulation Theory.3-D planar waveguides. carrier generation and recombination under illumination. GaN and II-VI material optical characteristics. two-dimensional electromagnetic fields. Doubly-Spaced Targets and Channels. thermal effects. magneto-statics. Ge. Doppler-Spread Targets and Channels. dark current. Linear Estimation. Kalman filter derivation using innovations and Bayesian approaches. carrier diffusion and drift speeds. Beamspace Algorithms. InP. Applications to electrostatics. General Binary Detection: Gaussian Processes. p and n type materials. Step index and graded index fibers. Optical fiber waveguides and LP modes in circular geometry.

To learn the fundamentals of Calculus of Variations to be able to apply direct vibrational methods of Ritz and Galerkin.(VCSEL) lasers. multiple access. Nd-Yag and frequency doubled lasers. coding. To understand and apply the Kuhn-Tucker conditions to constrained minima. diversity and performance improvement. solid state lasers. coherent and non-coherent detections. Communication & Signal Processing EE633 Advanced Digital Communications I Introduction to optimum receiver design in the additive white Gaussian noise environment. correlation detector.Motivation.Mean- Square (LMS) Algorithm. Leech lattice. diversity techniques. transmission performance in fading channels. broadcasting. ground stations. link calculations. II-VI compound blue and green laser diodes. EE 636 Advanced Mobile Communications Overview of mobile communications. . random access schemes. modulation techniques. performance bounds of communications. EE 731 Optimization Techniques Concepts of feasibility. convexity and optimality (minimum/maximum). To be able to formulate a non-linear optimization problem from a live situation and to compute its numerical solution using Mathematical software. EE818 Special Topics in Lasers and Optics Modern Trends in Lasers and Optics will be covered in this course. modulation. Topics include trellis codes. rotationally invariant codes. Least. capacity analysis in cellular environments. To gain familiarization with single-search methods. spectral analysis and transform coding. matched filter. co-channel interference. tunable liquid dye lasers. To familiarize with penalty-functions approach for constrained optimization. synchronization. Applications of contemporary coding theory in mobile communications. fading and diversity channels. channel impairments and transmission degradation. high-speed modem. EE632 Advanced Digital Signal Processing I Introduction. satellite switching and onboard processing. demand assignment. 9 . Adaptive Lattice Filters. integrated service digital satellite networks. He-Ne and Argon gas lasers. spread spectrum and multiple access. optimum receiver structure. Applications. packet switching. optical satellite communications. Recursive Least-Squares (RLS) Algorithm. Topics include satellite channel characterization. and waveform communications. Fundamentals and Background Material. magnetic and optical recording. characterization and modeling of wireless fading dispersive channels. and high-density data storage design are presented. and satellite transponder. EE819 Special Topics in Radar Systems Engineering Modern Trends in Radar Systems Engineering will be covered in this course. EE634 Advanced Coding Theory Theory and practice of advanced error-control coding techniques. EE635 Satellite Communication Introduction to the theory and applications of modern satellite communications. and some well-known gradient / conjugate gradient and direct search techniques of unconstrained optimization. Topics include efficient signal set design. random amplitude and phase. multidimensional codes.

EE832 Space-Time Coding Space-time coding notation. MPEG2. This module covers channel modeling. binary encoding. Kalman filters. Frequency domain analysis of video signals. digital transmission through wireless channels. QR-RLS and IQR-RLS algorithm. video raster. Spatial multiplexing and receiver design. . EE831 Advanced Wireless Techniques Overview of mobile communications. optimum receiver structure. MPEG7). EE732 Advanced Digital Communications II The aim of this module is to introduce students to more advanced topics in digital communication systems and to provide students with up-to-date knowledge of the techniques used in digital communication systems including more advanced topics in digital wireless communication systems. Quasi-orthogonal space-time block codes. digital video formats. Orthogonal space-time block codes. Error control in video communications Video transport over the Internet and wireless networks. Gradient adaptive lattice algorithm. EE838 Special Topics in Signal Processing Modern Trends in Signal Image Processing will be covered in this course.261 and H. 3D motion and projected 2D motion.EE834 Advanced Digital Signal Processing II Recursive least squares filter. Capacity of multiple-input multiple-output channels. coding.263. Additional topics in space-time coding. spread spectrum. block-based. Super-orthogonal space-time trellis codes. MPEG1. and motion modeling.Differential space-time modulation. Power and Control Systems EE652 Digital Control Systems 10 . Non-orthogonal space-time block codes. EE 739 Advanced Topics in Digital Communication Advanced topics of current interest in communications. spatial and temporal frequency response of the human visual system. predictive coding including motion compensated prediction and interpolation. block-based hybrid video coding. capacity analysis in cellular environments. camera. Scene. Any special research topics. 2D motion estimation: optical flow equation. diversity and performance improvement. advanced error control techniques. Space-time code design criteria. which are taken from publications and industrial information. Variants of Kalman filters. multi-resolution approach) Basic compression techniques: information bounds for lossless and lossy source coding. scalable video coding Video compression standards (H. transmission performance in fading channels. EE839 Special Topics in Communication Systems Modern Trends in Signal Image Processing will be covered in this course. co-channel interference. Square-root kalman filters. mesh-based. characterization and modeling of wireless fading dispersive channels. scalar/vector quantization Waveform-based coding: transform coding. multi-carrier digital transmission (OFDM and MIMO). Extended Kalman filters. EE734 Multimedia Communication Basics of analog and digital video: color video formation and specification. spread spectrum and multiple access. different motion estimation methods (pel-based. and their applications in wireless and cellular mobile communication systems. models for typical camera/object motions. analog TV system. global motion estimation. Space-time trellis codes. MPEG4.

design of power circuits including inverters. Microcomputer implementation of digital filters. Linear quadratic optimal control. Loop transfer recovery robust design control and filtering. Real-time parameter estimation. Application of ANN to controller and observer design. Norms of signals and systems. Parametric estimation methods. Models of time-varying and nonlinear systems. Asymptotic distribution. Discretization of analog systems. Model uncertainty and robustness. Performance specifications. Parameterization of stabilizing controllers. Also the technical characteristics and performance of electric hybrid vehicles and batteries are covered. DCIG). and control techniques.Sample-and-hold. regulators. Model-reference adaptive systems. analysis and design of magnetic components and filters. Digital filter structures. Gain scheduling. Applications. Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy inference systems (ANFIS) EE857 Stochastic Control EE751 Power Electronics for Power Systems The aim of this course is to make the student familiar with the use of power electronics at transmission and distribution level. Implementation. and robustness. Topics covered include: state space modeling. The Tracking Problem and other LQR extensions. In particular. EE654 Adaptive Control Introduction. the configuration. supervised ANN. Applications and case studies. Stochastic adaptive control. The feedback control of switch-mode power supplies is presented along with power conditioners and uninterruptible power supplies. Self-tuning. analysis. Application of Fuzzy Logic to controls. and DC-DC converters (non-isolated. Discrete-time systems analysis and design. EE656 Advance Power Electronics In this course the application of electronics to energy conversion and control are presented. rectifiers. EE859Renewable Power Production and Transportation This course will mainly cover in detail the technical characteristics and performance of electric power generation by hydropower. Auto-tuning. models. Recursive and on-recursive computation methods. Optimal Control of Discrete-Time and Continuous-Time Systems. EE755 Optimal Control Static Optimization. Sampled-data transformation of Analog filters. Performance limitations. photovoltaic and wave power. Stability and performance of feedback systems. Models of linear time invariant systems. Effects of sampling on controllability and observability. Stability. and identification process. EE653 System Identification Introduction to dynamic systems. wind turbines (PMSG. internal stability. design and control strategy for the FACTs and HVDC will be treated during the course. 11 . Convergence and consistency of solutions. along with overview of issues regarding grid synchronization and net metering. Model selection and validation. Neuro-fuzzy systems. Alternatives to adaptive control. convergence. Pole- assignment design and state-estimation. Final-Time Free and Constrained Input Control and Dynamic Programming EE756 Robust Control Elements of robust control theory. and characteristics of power semiconductor devices. gate driver and snubber circuits. isolated and Resonant). EE856 Neuro-Fuzzy Control Introduction to fuzzy Logic.

steady-state and dynamic performance. Input/output linearization. State feedback relay control law design. wavelet transforms object detection and tracking.EE758 Dynamics and controls of electrical machines Introduction to Electric Drives. Segmentation. conventional SMC. Direct-current machines: theory. EE853 Power System Operation and Protection The overall aim of this course is to equip students with advance knowledge in power system operations with a brief overview of protection. SMO for nonlinear systems. Outlier Detection. Alternating-current machines: theory. Associations and Correlations: Basic Concepts and Methods. Stabilization and control of nonlinear systems. Data Warehousing and On-Line Analytical Processing. applications and steady-state performance and Motor/Drive selection. Review of Control Engineering. Classification: Basic Concepts. Conventional sliding mode observers (SMO). control of voltage and frequency. analysis of voltage stability and transient stability (swing equation. principles of short- circuit protection of power system components in case of symmetrical and unsymmetrical faults. Data Cube Technology. Mining Frequent Patterns. Digital image restoration. Integral SMC. Image file formats. state feedback unit vector control design. EE757 Sliding Mode Control Main concepts of Sliding mode controls (SMC). EE859 Special Topics in Power Modern Trends in Power and Controls will be covered in this course. the equal-area criterion. Machine Learning & Image Processing EE671 Digital Image Processing Image processing fundamentals. fundamentals of economic operation of power generation systems. Data Preprocessing. Cluster Analysis: Basic Concepts and Methods. Image compression techniques. Furthermore. Cluster Analysis: Advanced Methods. Classification: Advanced Methods. Wavelets and multi-resolution processing. Digital image enhancement in spatial and frequency domain. applications. concept of equivalent control. describing function and limit cycles. Trends and Research Frontiers in Data Mining 12 . EE851 Nonlinear Systems and control Introduction to nonlinear dynamics and control. Image representation. De-noising of Images. Input/output stability. Image segmentation. Overview of phase plane analysis. this course provides the students in detail with an understanding of how a field oriented controlled induction machine (sensor/sensorless) and PMSM drive are designed and operated. EE858 Special Topics in Control Modern Trends in Intelligent Systems and Controls will be covered in this course. Advanced Frequent Pattern Mining. variable gain super-twisting control. and multi-machine stability). Chattering attenuation. Color image processing. Lyapunov stability. Morphological image processing. EE672 Data Mining Know Your Data. Second order SMC.

Radial-basis function networks. cameras in real world and comparison with human eye. feature-based alignment. Nuclear Imaging positron emission tomography (PET) or single. performance evaluation metrics (ROC. Ultrasound (U/S). Compressive sensing and its fundamental theorem. dense motion estimation. decomposability. Soft and Kernel SVM). Bayesian networks. Motivation for compressive sensing. Multi and Hyperspectral Imaging. Support vector machines. Bayesian graphical models. Contextual. classification & regression trees. EE777 Compressive Sensing Conventional theory of sampling and compression. Imaging in Astronomy. multiple view geometry. Image processing techniques. clustering: K-means. Regularization. nature of statistical learning. Conditions for robust compressive sensing. Learning processes. planar transformations. EE774Medical Imaging Introduction to biomedical Imaging. regularization functions. boosting. linguistic and array techniques. computational photography. feature detection and matching. feature detectors. EM algorithm for Gaussian mixture models. intrinsic and extrinsic parameters. Pattern classification by distance functions. EE772Machine Learning Regression: least squares. Committee machines. image primitives. structure from motion. Linear and piece-wise linear techniques. loss-functions. Gaussian graphical models. Boolean and sequential decision making. directed acyclic graphs. log-linear models. Fuzzy C-means. pattern projection techniques. Computerized Tomography (CT). Theoretical Foundations: Principle of structural risk minimization. Model selection: Akaike Information Criterion & Bayesian Information Criterion. image processing. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Graphical models & (causal) network inference. Generalization. ridge regression & LASSO. Machine Learning techniques in Image processing EE775Supervised Neural Networks Basic concepts of Neural-Computing. Strategies for avoiding over fitting. 13 . photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) EE773 Computer Vision Image formation. Large Scale Machine Learning. and video processing EE775 Satellite Imaging Remote Sensing. decomposable & directed Gaussian graphical models. Deep Learning EE776 Visual Perception Introduction to camera models and transformations. X-rays. camera calibration. PR Curves). calibration matrix computation. Pattern classification by likelihood functions. reconstruction from two views. Astronomy. Support Vector Regression support vector machines (Hard. Naive Bayes & logistic regression. Different research areas in Hyper spectral Imaging. segmentation. Classification: linear discriminant analysis. Coefficient analysis. undirected graphs. Learning decision functions. Pattern preprocessing and feature selection. Boot-strapping.EE771 Pattern Recognition Basic concepts. maximum likelihood principle. epipolar geometry. Spatial and spectral techniques in Image processing. fundamental matrix computation. Least-Square regression. correspondence problem. recognition and learning. homography computation. Machine Learning Models: Cross-Validation. Potential and stochastic approximation. Single-layer and Multilayer perceptrons. EE778 Graphical Methods Conditional independence. image stitching.

Dynamic programming. Dissertation in Progress (0 Credit Hours) 14 . EE873 Special Topics in Machine Learning Modern Trends in Machine Learning will be covered in this course. Recent advances in Genetic Programming (GP). EE871 Special Topics in Pattern Recognition Modern Trends in Pattern Recognition will be covered in this course. Iterative shrinkage algorithms. EE782 Nature Inspired Optimization Techniques Theoretical foundations of Evolutionary Techniques. Recurrent neural networks. EE873Unsupervised Neural Networks Principal components analysis. convexity and optimality (minimum/maximum). Thesis in Progress (0 Credit Hours) EE899 Ph. Information-theoretic models. EE872 Special Topics in Signal Image Processing Modern Trends in Image Processing will be covered in this course. EE799 MS. Differential Evolution with problems. To gain familiarization with single-search methods. .D. like convex optimization. Reinforced learning (Temporal and Q-learning). EE889Special Topics in Computational Maths. To understand and apply the Kuhn-Tucker conditions to constrained minima. Neurodynamics. Thesis (6 Credit Hours) EE700MS. Artificial Bee colony and its applications to nonlinear problems with equality and inequality constraints.Recovery algorithms using different algorithms. Parallel coordinate descent algorithms. Deep learning. Genetic Algorithm and Particle Swarm Optimization (Discrete and continuous) and their applications. and gradient / conjugate gradient and direct search techniques of unconstrained optimization. Dissertation (30 Credit Hours) EE800 Ph. Ant colony and its Applications to optimal routes. applications of GP to multi-objective optimization problems. Computational Mathematics EE781 Optimization Techniques Concepts of feasibility. Self-organizing maps. Residual and Galerkin methods. Finite Boundary Methods and their Applications Diploid Genetic Algorithms..D. Simulated Annealing. surrogate functions. penalty-functions approach for constrained optimization. Method of Moments. EE881Advanced Optimization Techniques Finite Elements Methods and its Applications. Stochastic machines.