Micro-Credential Credit Bearing

Micro-Credential in
Neural Network Basics


Course Category:

Digital Skill & Technology, Artificial Intelligence, OOP, Technology Skill

Mode of Delivery: 

Conventional / ODL

Language of Instruction:


Level of the Course:

Year 1


Not Applicable

Credit Value:

3 credits


14 Academic Weeks

Total Learning Hours:

120 hours


This course introduces the basic mathematical concepts for understanding nonlinearity, feedback in neural networks and the fundamental techniques and principles of nueral computation. The course discusses recurrent networks, recurrent feedback loops, statistical pattern recognition, network dynamics and some common models and their applications.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain perceptrons and dynamical theories of recurrent networks
  2. Apply back propagation and Hebbian learning
  3. Apply Stochastic Gradient Descent and Reiforcement learning

Assessment Methods 
and Types:

60% Assignments & 40% Final Exam

Content Outline:

  1. Perceptrons: Simple and Multilayer, Perceptrons as Models of Vision, Linear Networks 
  2. Retina, Lateral Inhibition and Feature Selectivity, Objectives and Optimization
  3. Hybrid Analog-Digital Computation, Ring Network, Constraint Satisfaction, Bidirectional Perception
  4. Hamiltonian Dynamics, Antisymmetric Networks, Excitatory-Inhibitory Networks, Learning
  5. Associative Memory, Clustering, Conditioning, Backpropagation
  6. Stochastic Gradient Descent, Reinforcement Learning

Additional Requirement:


Entry Requirement:

Minimum Age: 19 years old

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Entry Requirement of the Origin Programme

Bachelor of
Information Systems (Honours) in
Artificial Intelligence

Bachelor of
Information Systems (Honours) in
Artificial Intelligence

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