The Indian Space Research Organization has announced that they are offering a 5-day free online course on Machine Learning. The course is expected to cover Machine Learning to Deep Learning in a period of 5 days. Let’s look at the further details of the online certification course provided by ISRO.
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ISRO has invited applications for a 5-day free online course from interested candidates. The course would cover Machine Learning to Deep Learning: A journey for remote sensing data classification. This is a short course that can be completed within a period of 5 days and also provides a certificate for the participants.
The course is going to be conducted through the IIRS (Indian Institute of Remote Sensing) which is considered to be part of their outreach programme and the coordinator of the programme is from the IIRS DLP team, Dr. Poonam S Tiwari.
Details of the ISRO Course
The IIRS Machine Learning programme will be conducted from 4 to 5.30 PM from the 5th-9th of July 2021. The participants will be able to attend the course through the e-class portal of IIRS Dehradun using any web browser.
The course is being sponsored by the Department of Space, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), the Government of India and Dehradun. The course is offered free of cost and there are no enrollment fees or course charges. On the completion of the course, the participants will receive a certificate from the Indian Space Research organization.
Target Audience for the Course
The target audience for the course or the participants who could benefit from the course is the professionals who are engaged in different applications for remote sensing data processing and are developing a specific interest in the field and would want to further increase their knowledge and learn the Machine learning or the concept of Deep Learning.
The course also can be attended by the participants who have a basic understanding of the Deep Learning and Machine Learning concepts and also the ones who have a basic understanding of concepts such as Geographical Information System and Remote Sensing.
Syllabus of the ISRO Course
The course intends to providing knowledge and educating the participants on exploring the algorithms of Machine Learning Concepts and the Deep learning in order to develop a specific level of information on remote sensing data sets from multi-sensor.
The syllabus and the course schedule are as follows
- 5 July 2021 - Remote Sensing and its sensors of various resolutions. Radiometry and geometric corrections and basic understanding of the image.
- 6 July 2021 - Basic Classifier to Machine Learning: A Journey.
- 7 July 2021 - Methods in Machine Learning: Supervised, unsupervised, and reinforcement.
- 8 July 2021 - Fuzzy-Machine Learning with application in the temporal data processing.
- 9 July 2021 - Network based Learning Algorithms: ANN to CNN or RNN.
Requirements for Receiving the Certificate
Even though it is a free course and open for all there are certain basic criteria for receiving the certificate. The participants will be receiving a certificate based on their attendance for their sessions, which is supposed to be more than 70% of the course through the e-class portal.
The participants who attend the course sessions through the YouTube channel of IIRS will have to mark their attendance after 24 hours through an offline session.
Registration for ISRO Course
The interested participants will be able to register for the free online course by visiting the official website of IIRS and Select Course Name, Individual Registration/Registration through IIRs Nodal Center after that Select Basic Qualification, Basic Knowledge on and write the description for how the course contents of this course will be useful for your professional career. The participants have to option to attend the sessions through the e-class of IIRS or through the YouTube channel of IIRS.
IIRS (Indian Institute of Remote Sensing) is an organization under the Indian Space Research Organization, Department of Space, and Government of India. They are a premier training and educational institute that is set up for developing trained professionals in the field of remote sensing.
Who can apply for ISRO free online courses?
Central and state government employees, researchers, professionals, and those attached with NGOs can attend the course. Also, interested candidates must have basic knowledge of remote sensing and GIS.
What is ISRO free course?
ISRO is providing free online course called “Machine learning to Deep Learning: A journey for remote sensing data classification”. This short course can be completed in five days, and participants will also receive a certificate.
How can I apply for free course in ISRO?
Visit the Website of IIRs and Select Course Name, Individual Registration/Registration through IIRs Nodal Center after that Select Basic Qualification, Basic Knowledge on and write the description for how the course contents of this course will be useful for your professional career.