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ANALYSIS OF BIOMEDICAL DATA AND SIGNALS

CODE 80563
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 9 credits during the 1st year of 8725 Bioengineering (LM-21) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR ING-INF/06
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Bioengineering)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

TEACHING METHODS

Combination of lectures, exercises, guided lab activities (MATLAB)

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

•    Data Analysis and Data visualization (wk 1): Types of data. Analysis as modeling. Statistical data analysis. The do’s and don’t’s of data visualization
•    Probability density estimates (wk 2-4): Unsupervised learning. Gaussian model. Principal Component Analysis, Factor Analysis, Independent Component Analysis, Cluster analysis and the EM algorithm.
•    Pattern analysis and decision theory; classifiers (wk 5-6): Bayesian decision theory. Bayes classifiers. Logistic classifiers. Performance of a classifier: ROC curve.
•    Multilayer neural networks (wk 7): Generalized linear models. Perceptrons. Multilayer neural networks and the backpropagation algorithm. Design of a neural network model
•    Graphical Models (wk 8-10) Static data. A general framework for data modeling. The EM algorithm. Regression, decision theory, factor analysis as graphical models. Dynamic graphical models (overview): Temporal data (signals). Discrete vs continuous signals. Hidden Markov Models, Linear dynamical systems as dynamic graphical models
•    Generalization (wk 11-12) : Regularization theory, Vector Quantization. Support Vector Machines.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

VITTORIO SANGUINETI (President)

MARCO MASSIMO FATO

MAURO GIACOMINI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Combination of lectures, exercises, guided lab activities (MATLAB)

EXAMS

ASSESSMENT METHODS

•    Written examination (weight 50%)
•    Project work (individuals or couples, weight 50%): Solution of a real problem of biomedical data analysis/processing, chosen from a list of proposed projects; Development of software for calculation/analysis/processing; Final report presenting the results, structured as a scientific article

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
17/01/2018 09:30 GENOVA Scritto 17/01/2018 - aula B4 ESAME SPOSTATO IN AULA A7!!! 15/02/2018 - aula G3b 07/06/2018 - aula E3 06/07/2018 - aula E3 13/09/2018 - aula B4
15/02/2018 14:00 GENOVA Scritto 17/01/2018 - aula B4 ESAME SPOSTATO IN AULA A7!!! 15/02/2018 - aula G3b 07/06/2018 - aula E3 06/07/2018 - aula E3 13/09/2018 - aula B4
07/06/2018 09:30 GENOVA Scritto 17/01/2018 - aula B4 ESAME SPOSTATO IN AULA A7!!! 15/02/2018 - aula G3b 07/06/2018 - aula E3 06/07/2018 - aula E3 13/09/2018 - aula B4
06/07/2018 09:30 GENOVA Scritto 17/01/2018 - aula B4 ESAME SPOSTATO IN AULA A7!!! 15/02/2018 - aula G3b 07/06/2018 - aula E3 06/07/2018 - aula E3 13/09/2018 - aula B4
13/09/2018 09:30 GENOVA Scritto 17/01/2018 - aula B4 ESAME SPOSTATO IN AULA A7!!! 15/02/2018 - aula G3b 07/06/2018 - aula E3 06/07/2018 - aula E3 13/09/2018 - aula B4