Fundamentals of
Pattern Analysis: CM20220


This course teaches the background needed for computer graphics, computer vision, computer music. You must have successfully completed CM10197 (Fundamentals of Computer Graphics), or some equivalent that has been approved by the director of studies in computer science - but also seek approval of the unit organiser.

The course has the following major components:

  1. Elements of Statistics and Probability

  2. Regression

  3. Classification

  4. Markov Chains

  5. Search and Optimisation

Useful texts include

    Bishop, C. “Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning”

    Barber, D. “Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning”

    MacKay, D.J.C. “Information Theory, Inference, and Learning Algorithms”