**ECE662: Statistical Pattern Recognition and Decision Making Processes**

Spring 2008, Prof. Boutin

Collectively created by the students in the class

## Contents

# Lecture 1 Lecture notes

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This was the first day of class. These notes are from the class lecture.

## Course Info

## Textbook Information

There is not a single book that covers all the things that will be discussed in ECE 662. The class will reference four books during the course of the semester as we cover various topics. All four of them are available through the reserves at the engineering library.

## Definition and Examples of Pattern Recognition

Pattern Recognition is the art of assigning classes or categories to data. Continue reading....

## Decision Surfaces and Algebraic Geometry

Decision surfaces are the boundaries in the feature space that distinguish classes. Continue reading...

## Varieties

A Variety is a mathematical construct used to define a decision surface. Continue reading...

Next: Lecture 2