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Hardware Implementation and Applications of Deep Belief Networks
Imbulgoda Liyangahawatte, Gihan Janith Mendis

2016, Master of Science in Engineering, University of Akron, Electrical Engineering.
Deep learning is a subset of machine learning that contributes widely to the contemporary success of artificial intelligence. The essential idea of deep learning is to process complex data by abstracting hierarchical features via deep neural network structure. As one type of deep learning technique, deep belief network (DBN) has been widely used in various application fields.

This thesis proposes an approximation based hardware realization of DBNs that requires low hardware complexity. This thesis also explores a set of novel applications of the DBN-based classifier that will benefit from a fast implementation of DBN. In my work, I have explored the application of DBN in the fields of automatic modulation classification method for cognitive radio, Doppler radar sensor for detection and classification of micro unmanned aerial systems, cyber security applications to detect false data injection (FDI) attacks and localize flooding attacks, and applications in social networking for prediction of link properties.

The work in this thesis paves the way for further investigation and realization of deep learning techniques to address critical issues in various novel application fields.
Jin Wei (Advisor)
Arjuna Madanayaka (Committee Co-Chair)
Subramaniya Hariharan (Committee Member)
115 p.

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