Knowledge-Based Control Systems (SC42050)

Schedule & Supporting Material

The first lecture takes place on February 12, 2018.

Date Lecture Lecturer Materials (last update) Lecture Notes Demos Additional Software Collegerama
Self study Control Refresher Alfredo slides & handouts (2016) Lecture (2016) 18:30 - 59:45
February 12 2018 Introduction & Fuzzy control I Jens slides & handouts (12-02-2018) Chapters 1, 2 & 3 ZIP Fuzzy Toolbox Lecture (2018)
February 14 2018 Fuzzy control II Jens slides & handouts (07-04-2018) Chapters 4, 5 & 6 ZIP Exercises Lecture (2018)
February 19 2018 Gaussian processes Jens slides & handouts (19-02-2018) Chapter 8 ZIP Lecture (2018)
February 21 2018 Model-based control Jens slides & handouts (21-02-2018) Chapter 9 Lecture (2018)
February 26 2018 Reinforcement learning I Ivan slides & handouts (26-02-2018), videos Chapter 10 Demo, Value_iter, Value_iter_robot Lecture (2018)
February 28 2018 Reinforcement learning II Jens slides & handouts (28-02-2018), videos Chapter 10 Lecture (2018)
March 5 2018 Artificial neural networks I Tim slides & handouts (05-03-2018) Chapter 7 ZIP, TensorFlow Playground Lecture (2018)
March 7 2018 Artificial neural networks II Tim slides & handouts (28-02-2018) Chapter 7 TensorFlow Playground Lecture (2018)
March 12 2018 Applications of fuzzy logic Hans handouts (2016) Lecture (2018)


Planning (11-02-2018)

Course Assignments

This course is accompanied by two assignments:

  • Literature Assignment: finalized with a graded paper and presentation. Students will present their work on the literature assignment in a symposium where a detailed program will be announced later.

  • Practical Assignment: finalized with a graded report.

Please check their web page for more details. The following dates are the firm deadline for the corresponding assignments:

Date Activities Explanation
March 21 2018 Literature Assignment: Review Group Send paper and presentation to your assigned reviewers group
March 28 2018 Practical Assignment: Questions & Answers 15:45-17:30 IO-PC hall 1 (ENTER)
March 28 2018 Literature Assignment: Review Group Send review forms to your assigned group
April 3 2018 Literature Assignment: Symposium Presentation 13:00 - 18:00 DW-IZ 4 (170 1verd), DW-IZ 3 (160 1verd); Hand-in electronic copy of paper, slides, your own review forms, and answer to reviewers
April 11 2018 Practical Assignment: Submission Hand-in Practical Assignment (report and code)

Exam Preparation

  • These dates and locations were announced at the beginning of this academic year and may possibly change (most up-to-date information is available through Brightspace)

  • Examined will be the material contained in the lecture notes and presented at the lectures

  • The exam is written, takes 3 hours, no books or notes are allowed

  • Do the exercises in the Lecture Notes (see below). Most of these are old exam questions.

  • Download the Exam 2015 and the Resit 2015. Solutions will not be provided.

Date Activities Explanation
April 20 2018 Exam 9:00 to 12:00 3mE-IZ M, 3mE-IZ L, 3mE-IZ K; In case of any change, it will be announced here
June 29 2018 Resit 9:00 to 12:00 26-Zaal 1; In case of any change, it will be announced here


It is mandatory for the students to register in advance for the exam/resit. No registration means 30 minutes less to start the exam.

Lecture Notes