Modelling and Classification of Data

Module code: EG7013

Module co-ordinator: Dr Rafael Morales-Viviescas

Topics covered

  • Applying deterministic and statistical modelling techniques to particular application problems
  • Standard pattern recognition techniques, including linear discriminant functions and fuzzy and neural networks
  • Random variables and information theory
  • Fitting a distribution to data collected in the field
  • Calculating error probability for a statistical classifier
  • Optimal decision boundaries for data classification problems
  • Pattern recognition problems, including classification and regression
  • Bayes classification methods and dealing with large volumes of data via computer tool




  • Exam (60%)
  • Coursework: probability and statistics, statistical models, and/or neural networks (20%)
  • Coursework: statistical classifiers (20%)