Cercia organise, host and participate in many events throughout the year.

Specialist Courses

In addition to the events and workshops, Cercia also offers short courses on the following topics. We can also design introductory, advanced or specialised courses in optimisation, machine learning and data mining, and design.

  • Introduction to Evolutionary Computation
  • Introduction to Neural Networks
  • Introduction to Evolutionary Design
  • Introduction to Data Mining for Business People
  • Technical Introduction to Machine Learning and Data Mining
  • Evolutionary Optimisation Techniques
  • Machine Learning Techniques for Classification, Recognition and Prediction
  • Data Mining in Depth (5 days, with hands on experience)
  • Natural Computation in Depth (5 days, with hands on experience)

Taught Degree Programmes

Our specialist staff work closely with the School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, helping teaching MSc programmes in Computational Intelligence and Natural Computation.

These programmes are full-time taught degree programmes leading to a Masters degree awarded by the University of Birmingham.

Events & Courses for the current year

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Previous Courses & Events

Information on previous courses is available. For some courses, course material is available for participants.