PG Diploma in Artificial Intelligence

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In the age of exponential growth of technologies, Data Science is driven by Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, which is yielding unprecedented development & insight on various technologies and business solutions. The adoption of AI is widely expanding its horizon and influencing the lives of the people and leveraging it for economic growth and social inclusion.

PG Diploma programme in Artificial Intelligence opens up career opportunities in companies building next generation applications & products, which are more intelligent and understanding Natural Languages. The curriculum provides the skills to work at research centres and knowledge intensive companies. It has been witnessed that huge investment are being made in Artificial Intelligence by top companies around the world and they now need to deploy manpower for its development.

This course will have focus on AI platform, framework, infrastructure and AI based services and will give enough opportunities to the learner for business modeling, solution development, architecting automated applications, data science, coding etc

  • Graduate in Engineering (10+2+4 or 10+3+3 years) in IT / Computer Science / Electronics / Telecommunications / Electrical / Instrumentation. OR MSc/MS (10+2+3+2 years) in Computer Science, IT, Electronics. 
  • Mathematics in 10+2 (exempted for candidates with Diploma + Engineering) OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics, OR
  • MCA
         The candidate must have 60% in the qualifying degree.

The total fees of the course is Rs. 1,50,000/- plus Goods and Service Tax (GST) currently 18%.

The course fees has to be paid in two installment as per the schedule.
  • First installment is Rs. 10,000/- plus Goods and Service Tax (GST) currently 18%.
  • Second installment is Rs. 1,40,000/- plus Goods and Service Tax (GST) currently 18%.
Introduction to AI, Evolution & Revolution of AI, Introduction of Applications in various Domains (Scientific including Health Sciences, Engineering, Financial Services and other industries), Intelligent Agents, Uninformed Search, Constraint Satisfaction Search, Combinatorial Optimization Problems, Heuristic & Meta-heuristics, Genetic Algorithms for Search, Adversarial Search , Parallel Search, Search Engines, Game Theory, various problems, Game Trees,  Knowledge Representation and Automated, Propositional and Predicate Logic, Inference and Resolution for Problem Solving, Rules and Expert Systems, Artificial Life, Learning through,  Emergent Behavior, Genetic Algorithms, Planning & Planning Methods, Advanced Knowledge Representation, Fuzzy Logic.

R Programming:  Introduction & Installation of R, R Basics, Finding Help, Code Editors for R, Command Packages, Manipulating and Processing Data in R, Reading and Getting Data into R, Exporting Data from R, Data Objects, Data Types & Data Structure. Viewing Named Objects, Structure of Data Items, Manipulating and Processing Data in R (Creating, Accessing , Sorting data frames, Extracting, Combining, Merging, reshaping data frames), Control Structures, Functions in R (numeric, character, statistical), working with objects, Viewing Objects within Objects, Constructing Data Objects, Building R Packages, Running and Manipulating Packages, Non parametric Tests- ANOVA, chi-Square, t-Test, U-Test, Introduction to Graphical Analysis, Using Plots(Box Plots, Scatter plot, Pie Charts, Bar charts, Line Chart), Plotting variables, Designing Special Plots, Simple Liner Regression, Multiple Regression, Interactive reporting with R markdown.

 Python Programming:

Introduction to Python, Basic Syntax, Data Types, Variables, Operators, Input/output, Flow of Control (Modules, Branching), If, If- else, Nested if-else, Looping, For, While, Nested loops, Control Structure, Break, Continue, Pass, Strings and Tuples, Accessing Strings, Basic Operations, String slices, Working with Lists, Introduction, Accessing list, Operations, Function and Methods, Files, Modules, Dictionaries, Functions and Functional Programming, Declare, assign and retrieve values from Lists, Introducing Tuples, Accessing tuples, matplotlib, seaborn,

Advanced Python: Object Oriented, OOPs concept, Class and object, Attributes, Inheritance, Overloading, Overriding, Data hiding, Operations Exception, Exception Handling, Python Libraries, Data migration and visualization: Pandas and Matplotlib, Database Interaction in Python,


Case Studies: Mathematical computing with Python, Data migration and visualization: Pandas and Matplotlib, Pycharm, Anaconda, Data manipulation with Pandas


a.  Probability

Basic rules and axioms, events, sample space, frequentist approach, dependent and independent events, conditional probability, Random variables, continuous and discrete, expectation, variance, distributions- joint and conditional, Bayes’ Theorem, MAP, MLE, Popular distributions- binomial, bernoulli, poisson, exponential, Gaussian, Conjugate priors


b.  Linear Algebra

·Vectors, definition, scalars, addition, scalar multiplication, inner product (dot product), vector projection, cosine similarity, orthogonal vectors, normal and orthonormal vectors, vector norm, vector space, linear combination, linear span, linear independence, basis vectors

·Matrices definition, addition, transpose, scalar multiplication, matrix multiplication, matrix multiplication properties, hadamard product, functions, linear transformation, determinant, identity matrix, invertible matrix and inverse, rank, trace, popular type of matrices- symmetric, diagonal, orthogonal, orthonormal, positive definite matrix

·Eigenvalues & eigenvectors, concept, intuition, significance, how to find Principle component analysis, concept, properties, applications

·  Singular value decomposition, concept, properties, applications

  c.  Calculus

·Functions, Scalar derivative, definition, intuition, common rules of differentiation, chain rule, partial derivatives, Gradient, concept, intuition, properties, directional derivative

·  Vector and matrix calculus, how to find derivative of scalar-valued, vector-valued function with respect to scalar, vector}  four combinations- Jacobian

·  Gradient algorithms, local/global maxima and minima, saddle point, convex functions, gradient descent algorithms- batch, mini-batch, stochastic, their performance comparison

d.  Miscellaneous Topics

Information theory, entropy, cross entropy, KL divergence, mutual information

       Markov Chain, definition, transition matrix, stationarity.


Descriptive Statistics, Summary Statistics Basic probability theory, Statistical Concepts (uni-variate and bi-variate sampling, distributions, re-sampling, statistical Inference, prediction error), Probability Distribution(Continuous and discrete- Normal, Bernoulli, Binomial, Negative Binomial,   Geometric and Poisson distribution),Bayes’ Theorem, Central Limit theorem, Data Exploration & preparation, Concepts of Correlation, Regression, Covariance, Outliers etc.

Machine Learning

100 Hours  

Introduction to machine learning and need, The Learning Problem, Terminology,    Canonical Learning Problems, Supervised Learning, Unsupervised Learning,     Reinforcement Learning, ML applications in the real world,  A key ML concept,           Uses of Machine learning , Introduction to feature engineering, raw data to   feature, Data Preparation ,feature creation, Data cleaning & transformation, Data      Validation & Modelling, Feature selection Techniques, Dimensionality reduction,     PCA, Ensemble methods ,Bagging & Boosting , ML Algorithms, Decision Trees,           Oblique trees, Random forest, Bayesian analysis and Naïve bayes classifier,    Support vector Machines , KNN, Gradient boosting , Association rules learning,   Apriori and FP growth algorithms, Linear and Non liner classification, linear and       logistic Regression, Clustering ,K-means ,Overview of Factor Analysis, ARIMA, ML in real time , Algorithm performance metrics , ROC ,AOC, Confusion matrix ,        F1 score, MSE, MAE.

Machine Learning Tools: introduction to the basic data science toolset

 Case Studies: 

· Usage of ML algorithms, Algorithm performance metrics (confusionmatrixsensitivity,specivity,ROC,AOC,F1score,Precision,Recall,MSE,MAE),

·  Implementation of case studies will be using R / Weka.

·  Implementation of ML algorithms using high level api like Scikit-learn.

·  Credit Card Fraud Analysis , Intrusion Detection system,

·  Implement basic gradient descent in Tensor Flow.

Data Analytics

80 Hours  

Introduction to Data Analytics, Descriptive Statistical Measures, Probability Distribution and Data, Sampling and Estimation, Predictive modelling and analysis, Regression Analysis, Forecasting Techniques, Simulation and Risk Analysis, Optimization, Linear, Non linear, Integer, Decision Analysis, Making Right Business Decisions based on data, Exploratory Data Analysis, Visualization and Exploring Data, Text analytics,  Social network analysis, web scrapping, Dimensionality issues, Ridge & lasso regression, bias/variance trade off, density, PCA, FA, Directional Data Analytics, Functional Data Analysis, Data Analysis & visualization – using numpy, matplotlib, scipy, Advanced python packages.

   Introduction to reinforcement learning as an approximate dynamic programming problem, Overview of reinforcement learning: the agent environment framework, successes of reinforcement learning, Bandit problems and online learning, Markov decision processes, Returns, and value functions, Solution methods: dynamic programming, Solution methods for  learning, Solution methods for  temporal difference learning, Eligibility traces, Value function approximation Models and planning (table lookup case),

Case studies: successful examples of RL systems,  simulation based methods like Q-learning.

    Introduction to Deep Neural Network, RNN, CNN ,LSTM, Deep Belief Network, semantic Hashing,  Training deep neural network, introduction to Tensorflow, building deep learning models, building a basic neural network using Keras with Tensor Flow, Troubleshoot deep learning models, building deep learning project. (Alog model), Transfer Learning, Inductive, unsupervised Transductive, Deep Learning Tools & Technique
   Understanding Language, NLP Overview, BNF, Grammars, Parsing, Introduction to Language Computing, language models, text classifications, Information retrieval & extraction, Basics for Computational Linguistics, Morphology, Parsing,  shallow & deep parsing, semantic interpretation, POS Tagging, chunking, semantic aspects, Pragmatics, Deep Processing for NLP, Statistical Approaches, Methods for NLP, Phonetics, Application domains,  MT, IR, Speech, NLG, , Syntactic Analysis, Semantic Analysis, Machine Translation, Information Retrieval, Machine Vision - Human Vision, Image Processing, Interpreting Motion, Face Recognition, Robotics, chat bots.

Hardware as AI compute platform, Parallel Programming models: Parallel Python, Scaling Learning models on HPC platform, Deep learning using HPC/Data Centre/Hadoop, Deployment of Models on distributed platform.AI latest trends and future.

 Oral & Digital Presentation Skills, Listening Skills, Cross-Cultural Communication, Technology-enabled Communication, Confidence Building, Formal Etiquette, Body Language, Developing Positive Attitude, Personal Goal Setting & Career Planning, Job Search Process, Resumes & Applications / Cover Letters, Handling Interviews, Group Discussions, Audio Synthesis, Mock Interviews

Analogy, Series Completion (Number, Alphabet, Letter Series), Coding, Decoding for Number, alphabet and Letter, Blood Relations, Puzzle Test, Classification Type questions, Alphabet test, Order of words, Letter words problems, Logical sequence of words, Number, Ranking and time Sequence Test, Mathematical operations, Arithmetic reasoning, Logical reasoning, Statement Arguments, Statement Assumptions, courses of Action, Statement, Conclusions, Deriving conclusion from passages, Fraction, Number system, Partnership, Average, Percentage, Clock, Probability, Pipes and cisterns, Problem on streams, Time and work, Work and Wages, Problem on Trains, Problem on Speed and Velocity, Problem on Ages, Profit and loss, Simple Interest, Compound Interest.


            General English:

The Sentence, Subject and Predicate, Phrase and Clause, Parts of Speech, The Noun: Kinds of Nouns, The Adjective, Articles, The Verb, Mood, The Adverb, Comparison Of Adverbs, Formation Of Adverbs, Position Of Adverbs, The Preposition, Words Followed By Prepositions, The Conjunction, Some Conjunctions And Their Uses, The Interjection, The Same Word Used As Different Parts Of Speech, Composition, Analysis, Transformation and Synthesis, Analysis of Simple Sentences, Phrases, Clauses, Sentences: Simple, Compound and Complex, More about Noun Clauses, More about Adjective Clauses, More about Adverb Clauses, Analysis of Complex Sentences, Analysis of Compound Sentences, Transformation of Sentences, Transformation of Sentences, Synthesis of Sentences, Synthesis of Sentences, Synthesis of Sentences, The Sequence of Tenses, Direct and Indirect Speech, Agreement of The Verb With The Subject, Nouns and Pronouns, Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs, Preposition, Conjunctions, Order of Words, Synonyms & Antonyms, Punctuation, Spelling Rules, The Formation of Words, Figures of Speech Exercise, Verb Patterns, Question Tags, Words of Idioms & phrases, Sentence Construction, Fill up the blanks



120 Hours  
    Along with project following module will be conducted.

Artificial Intelligence in Production (20hrs)

Deployment & Maintenance of AI Applications, AI application testing, AI model, interoperability, problem solving approaches.

 Case studies:

AI applications in Financial Services including Insurance banking, stock markets & other financial markets like Forex  and Artificial Economics, AI applications in Health Sciences & other Scientific Applications, AI in Cloud Environment.

PG Diploma in Artificial Intelligence (PG-DAI) comprehensive programme that combines Data Science, Machine Learning and Deep Learning to prepare candidates for the roles of Applied AI Scientists, Applied AI engineers, AI architects, Technology architects, Solution Engineers, Technology Consultants.

C-DACs - Advanced Computing Training School
B-30, Sector 62, Institutional Area, Noida
Uttar Pradesh 201307
Contact Person
Mr. V.K. Sharma
C-DAC Advanced Computing Training School
C-DAC Innovation Park Sr. No. 34/B/1 Panchvati, Pashan Pune
Maharashtra 411008
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Mr. Parimal Wagh