Basic Concepts - Single Layer Perception - Multilayer Perception - Supervised and Unsupervised Learning - Back Propagation networks - Kohnen’s self-organizing networks - Hop field networks - Distance measures.
FUZZY sets, properties, Membership functions Fuzzy operations, Applications.
Classification and Regression Trees - Data Clustering Algorithms - Rule based Structure identification.
Evolutionary Computation - Survival of the Fittest - Fitness Computation – Crossover – Mutation – Reproduction - Rank space Method. Case Studies: Applications of soft computing.