M.Phil.-Ph.D. Programme : Other courses

 

SEEM 5120 Advanced Topics in SE&EM (I)
SEEM 5121 Advanced Topics in SE&EM (II)
SEEM 5130 Advanced Topics in SE&EM (III) 
SEEM 5131 Advanced Topics in SE&EM (IV)
SEEM 5201 Seminars in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (I)
SEEM 5202 Seminars in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (II)
SEEM 5490 Advanced Engineering Economics 


SEEM 5060 Intelligent Control Systems

Conventional adaptive and self-running controllers; the use of AI concepts in expert control; fuzzy control; neurocontrol using connectionist networks; applications in manufacturing; process control, robotics and automation.

SEEM 5080 Architectures for Learning Systems

Symbolic methods used in conventional AI: knowledge representation, search strategies, inference mechanisms in expert system shells. Neural network methods: system identification and pattern recognition issues, basic paradigms and their promises and limitation. Unified approaches using both symbolic and neural network methods. Implementation issues using microcomputers in specific application domains, e.g., adaptive control and microprocessor systems.

SEEM 5120 Advanced Topics in SE&EM (I)

This course is designed to investigate and to discuss selected advance topics of current interest in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management.

SEEM 5121 Advanced Topics in SE&EM (II)

This course is designed to investigate and to discuss selected advance topics of current interest in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management.

SEEM 5130 Advanced Topics in SE&EM (III)

This course is designed to investigate and to discuss selected advance topics of current interest in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management.

SEEM 5131 Advanced Topics in SE&EM (IV)

This course is designed to investigate and to discuss selected advance topics of current interest in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management.

 

SEEM5201 Seminars in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (I)
Students are required to attend all seminars during the term.

SEEM5202 Seminars in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (II)
Students are required to attend all seminars during the term.

SEEM5440 Selected Topics in Discrete Optimization

Review of classical optimization. NP-hardness and using NP-hardness to analyse discrete optimization problems. Design and analysis of algorithms for easy and hard problems, including dynamic programming with pseudo-polynomial complexity, simulated annealing, fully polynomial approximation schemes, genetic algorithms, and heuristics.

SEEM5450 Discrete Event Systems

Discrete events systems (DESs) modelling, manufacturing systems, computer networks and air-traffic control systems. Methodologies and techniques in analysing, controlling and managing of DESs: discrete event simulation, perturbation analysis, supervisory control and automata, Petri net, max algebra, etc. Prerequisite: SEG3410 or its equivalent.

SEEM5490 Advanced Engineering Economics

Accounting income. Cash flow modelling. Depreciation and taxation. Overview of utility theory. Analysis of economic risk. Risk simulation. Decision tree analysis. Procedures for replacement analysis. Activity-based costing. Analytical hierarchy process. Economic optimization under constraints. Strategic investment analysis.