AI - Using Artificial Neural Networks College Certificate

What is special about this course?

Begin your introductory journey into useful Artificial Intelligence (AI) by learning about one of its fundamental techniques– Artificial Neural Networks – computer models of the brain.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for someone with programming experience or who has done one of our Introduction to Programming courses, Innovation Centre / CPD courses.

  •  What is an Artificial Neural Network?
  • The biological neural network
  • The basic artificial neuron
  • How a neuron recognizes patterns
  • How the neuron learns
  • The need for networks
  • The Back Propagation Algorithm
  • Problems with Back Propagation
  • Network size
  • Other types of network

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Short course
  • Online

Online with tutor support

How long will my course last?

40 Hours

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Outer Hebrides
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Stornoway Campus)

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