Pattern Recognition: An Algorithmic Approach (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science) (Paperback)

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Observing the environment and recognising patterns for the purpose of decision making is fundamental to human nature. This book deals with the scientific discipline that enables similar perception in machines through pattern recognition, which has application in diverse technology areas--character recognition, image processing, industrial automation, internet searches, speech recognition, medical diagnostics, target recognition, space science, remote sensing, data mining, biometric identification--to name a few. This book is an exposition of principal topics in pattern recognition using an algorithmic approach. It provides a thorough introduction to the concepts of pattern recognition and a systematic account of the major topics in pattern recognition besides reviewing the vast progress made in the field in recent times. It includes basic techniques of pattern recognition, neural networks, support vector machines and decision trees. While theoretical aspects have been given due coverage, the emphasis is more on the practical. The book is replete with examples and illustrations and includes chapter-end exercises. It is designed to meet the needs of senior undergraduate and postgraduate students of computer science engineering and allied disciplines.

About the Author


Dr. M. Narasimha Murty is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Automation at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Dr. V. Susheela Devi is a senior scientific officer in the Department of Computer Science and Automation at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780857294944
ISBN-10: 0857294946
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: July 8th, 2011
Pages: 263
Language: English
Series: Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science