This course will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the application of machine learning techniques to real-world industrial problems, within the domain of digital signal and image processing and beyond.

At a glance

Course structure

During the course, you will use the OpenCV software suite, including its machine learning module.

What you will learn

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Apply a range of machine learning techniques to solve industrial problems, within the domain of digital signal and image processing.
  2. Evaluate the application of machine learning approaches to a wider set of data mining and classification type problems.
  3. Using a provided implementation, plan machine learning analysis on suitable forms of digital signal and image processing data.
  4. Explain the concepts and operation of a range of machine learning algorithms, in order to facilitate re-implementation in a software programming environment.

Core content

  • Machine learning theory and methodology
  • Decision tree classifiers
  • Instance-based learning
  • Bayesian classification
  • Genetic algorithms
  • Ant colony optimisation
  • Neural networks
  • Support vector machines
  • EM algorithm


20% discount for Cranfield Alumni. 
10% discount when registering 3 or more delegates, from the same organisation at the same time.  

Accommodation fees are not included in the discount scheme. Please ask about our discount scheme at time of booking.

Accommodation options and prices

This course is non-residential. If you would like to book accommodation on campus, please contact Mitchell Hall or Cranfield Management Development Centre directly. Further information about our on campus accommodation can be found here. Alternatively you may wish to make your own arrangements at a nearby hotel.

Location and travel

Cranfield University is situated in Bedfordshire close to the border with Buckinghamshire. The University is located almost midway between the towns of Bedford and Milton Keynes and is conveniently situated between junctions 13 and 14 of the M1.

London Luton, Stansted and Heathrow airports are 30, 90 and 90 minutes respectively by car, offering superb connections to and from just about anywhere in the world. 

For further location and travel details

Location address

Cranfield University
College Road
MK43 0AL

How to apply

To apply for this course please use the online application form.

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