A value added course on soft computing was organized by the Department of Electronics and Communication on 27-06-2017
and 28-06-2017. Dr. S N Deepa, Department of EEE, Anna University was the resource person for the workshop.
The major concepts of the workshop included neural networks and genetic algorithms. The main motive of the
workshop was to give the students an overview of what machine learning was all about. Theoretical concepts
of the neural networks were clearly depicted and the need for machine learning in the current scenario was
also explained. Hands on practice on training a neuron was given through MATLAB.
Recent advancements in the field of machine learning mainly fuzzy logic, nature inspired models were introduced to
the students. The workshop was an effective initiative so that the students could study further in the field of soft computing.