Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ELEC 515 - EMBEDDED MACHINE LEARNING

Long Title: MACHINE LEARNING FOR RESOURCE-CONSTRAINED PLATFORMS
Department: Electrical & Computer Eng.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Machine learning is in tremendous demand in numerous applications; however, its often prohibitive complexity remains a major challenge for its extensive deployment in resource constrained platforms. This course will introduce techniques which enable the development of energy/time efficient machine learning systems, taking a path from algorithm to architecture down to the circuit level. In particular, you will first learn commonly used machine learning algorithms, and then algorithm-, architecture-, circuit-level techniques for reducing the energy/time cost of machine learning systems while maintaining their powerful performance. Finally, we will do a deep dive into state-of-the-art efficient machine learning systems, such as Google's TPU and Eyeriss.
Course URL: http://http://yl150.web.rice.edu/course2019fall_home.html