ECE Course Outline

ECE6556

Intelligent Control (3-0-3)

Prerequisites
ECE 6550
Corequisites
None
Catalog Description
Principles of intelligent systems and their utility in modeling, identification and control of complex systems; neuro-fuzzy tools applied to supervisory control; hands-on laboratory experience.
Textbook(s)
No Textbook Specified.
Topical Outline
* What is Intelligence? (1 week)
- Attributes of intelligent behavior - learning, adaptation, fault-
tolerance, self-organization
* Learning Automata and Neural Networks (2 weeks)
- Demonstration of intelligent attributes
* Review of Basic Artificial Concepts (1 week)
- Heuristic Search
- Expert Systems
- Knowledge representation
- Problem solving
* Intelligent Control (2 weeks)
- Auto-tuning
- Expert control
- Adaptive control
* Neuro-Fuzzy Control (2 weeks)
- Principles of neuro-fuzzy systems
- Application to identification and control
* Genetic Algorithms (1 week)
- Global optimization techniques
* Intelligent Systems in Sensor Fusion and Data Management (1 week)
* Intelligent Planning and Scheduling (2 weeks)
- Examples in the manufacturing arena
* Supervisor Control (2 weeks)
- Diagnostics/Prognostics
- Fault-tolerant control
* Class Projects (1 week)