DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING &
ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
VEER SURENDRA SAI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, BURLA, ODISHA, INDIA
8th SEMESTER EE & EEE
LECTURE NOTES ON SOFT COMPUTING
SUBJECT CODE: BCS 1705
SOFT COMPUTING (3-1-0)
MODULE-I (10 HOURS)
Introduction to Neuro, Fuzzy and Soft Computing, Fuzzy Sets : Basic Definition and Terminology,
Set-theoretic Operations, Member Function Formulation and Parameterization, Fuzzy Rules and
Fuzzy Reasoning, Extension Principle and Fuzzy Relations, Fuzzy If-Then Rules, Fuzzy Reasoning ,
Fuzzy Inference Systems, Mamdani Fuzzy Models, Sugeno Fuzzy Models, Tsukamoto Fuzzy Models,
Input Space Partitioning and Fuzzy Modeling.
MODULE-II (10 HOURS)
Neural networks: Single layer networks, Perceptrons: Adaline, Mutilayer Perceptrons Supervised
Learning, Back-propagation, LM Method, Radial Basis Function Networks, Unsupervised Learning
Neural Networks, Competitive Learning Networks, Kohonen Self-Organizing Networks, Learning
Vector Quantization, Hebbian Learning. Recurrent neural networks,. Adaptive neuro-fuzzy
information; systems (ANFIS), Hybrid Learning Algorithm, Applications to control and pattern
MODULE-III (10 HOURS)
Derivative-free Optimization Genetic algorithms: Basic concepts, encoding, fitness function,
reproduction. Differences of GA and traditional optimization methods. Basic genetic programming
MODULE-IV (10 HOURS)
Evolutionary Computing, Simulated Annealing, Random Search, Downhill Simplex Search, Swarm
J.S.R.Jang, C.T.Sun and E.Mizutani, “Neuro-Fuzzy and Soft Computing”, PHI, 2004, Pearson
Timothy J.Ross, “Fuzzy Logic with Engineering Applications”, McGraw-Hill, International
Editions, Electrical Engineering Series, Singapore, 1997.
Davis E.Goldberg, “Genetic Algorithms: Search, Optimization and Machine Learning”,
Addison Wesley, N.Y., 1989.
R.Eberhart, P.Simpson and R.Dobbins, “Computational Intelligence - PC Tools”, AP
Professional, Boston, 1996.
Stamatios V. Kartalopoulos “Understanding Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic Basic
concepts & Applications”, IEEE Press, PHI, New Delhi, 2004.