### SYDE 372: Introduction to Pattern Recognition

**Instructor:**Alexander Wong E2-1303D (a28wong 'at' uwaterloo.ca)**TAs:**Mingzhe Jiang EC4 (m63jiang 'at' uwaterloo.ca)**Text:**M. Jernigan and P. Fieguth, Pattern Recognition in a Nutshell, available at SCH bookstore**Class Times:**T 11:30AM-1:20PM, F 11:30AM-12:20PM E5 6006**Tutorials:**(Section 1) F 12:30--1:20, (Section 2) 1:30--2:20, E5 6006

### Lecture Slides

Lecture slides will be made available throughout the duration of the course.- Introduction
- Chapter 1
- Chapter 2
- Chapter 3: Part I
- Chapter 3: Part II
- Chapter 4: Part I
- Chapter 4: Part II
- Chapter 5: Part I
- Chapter 5: Part II
- Chapter 6: Part I
- Chapter 7: Part I

### Homework Assignments

Homework assignments are optional and are useful for helping you understand the concepts of the course. Homework assignments are found at the end of each chapter in the course notes, with solutions available at the following SD372 site:P. Fieguth - SD372 Homepage

**Past Exams (courtesy of Prof. Fieguth):**

### Lab Assignments

Instructions will be made available before each lab assignment.- Lab 0: Matlab tutorial
- Lab 1: Clusters and Classification Boundaries (Due Date: February 12)
- Lab 2: Model Estimation and Discriminant Functions (Due Date: March 18)
- Lab 3: Image Classification (Due Date: March 25)