ECTS - Machine Learning for Engineers

Machine Learning for Engineers (CMPE468) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Machine Learning for Engineers CMPE468 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course objective is to provide an introduction to Machine Learning concepts, algorithms, and their applications in engineering areas without requiring advanced calculus, linear algebra, and probability theory, and the ability to work within interdisciplinary teams for developing a project for which the teams will be formed from different disciplines.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Describe fundamental concepts and algorithms of machine learning and their applications
  • Evaluate the machine learning models and parameter tuning
  • Apply machine learning algorithms to particular engineering applications
  • Work within interdisciplinary teams for developing a project
Course Content Artificial intelligence, machine learning, supervised and unsupervised learning, binary classification, multiclass classification, regression, clustering, model evaluation.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Why Machine Learning? A First Application: Classifying Iris Species Ch.1
2 Supervised Learning: Classification and Regression Ch. 2.1
3 k-Nearest Neighbors Ch. 2.2
4 Linear Models Ch. 2.3
5 Naive Bayes Classifiers Ch. 2.4
6 Decision Trees Ch. 2.5
7 Random Trees Ch. 2.6
8 Support Vector Machines Ch. 2.7
9 Unsupervised Learning Ch. 3.1
10 Clustering: K-means Ch. 3.5
11 Model Evaluation: cross-validation, leave-one-out, grid search Ch 5.1
12 Evaluation Metrics and Scoring Ch. 5.2
13 Project Presentations
14 Project Presentations


Course Book 1. Introduction to Machine Learning with Python, A Guide for Data Scientists by Andreas C. Müller and Sarah Guido, O’Reilly Media, Inc, October 2016
Other Sources 3. Machine Learning 101, Data Science. Nov 26, 2018
4. Hands-on machine learning with Scikit-Learn and TensorFlow: concepts, tools, and techniques to build intelligent systems / Aurelien Geron.
5. Introduction to Machine Learning, Ethem Alpaydin. MIT Press, 2014.
6. Orange web site,

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project 1 30
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge of subjects related to mathematics, natural sciences, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline; ability to apply theoretical and applied knowledge in those fields to the solution of complex engineering problems. X
2 An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems, ability to choose and apply appropriate models and analysis methods for this. X
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process under realistic constraints to meet desired needs, and ability to apply modern design approaches for this. X
4 The ability to select and use the necessary modern techniques and tools for the analysis and solution of complex problems encountered in engineering applications; the ability to use information technologies effectively
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline-specific research topics.
6 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams, and ability of individual working. X
7 Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; knowledge of at least one foreign language; active report writing and understanding written reports, preparing design and production reports, the ability to make effective presentation the ability to give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8 Awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning; the ability to access knowledge, follow the developments in science and technology and continuously stay updated.
9 Acting compliant with ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility, and knowledge of standards used in engineering applications.
10 Knowledge about professional activities in business, such as project management, risk management, and change management awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11 Knowledge about the impacts of engineering practices in universal and societal dimensions on health, environment, and safety. the problems of the current age reflected in the field of engineering; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 2 32
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 10 10
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 115