Cognitive Systems: How to Design a Cognitive System

Mentor : 

Dr. Qais Yousef
Ph.D. in Computer Engineering/ Industrial Automation Systems and Swarm Intelligence

Mobile: +962-795037290


Course Details: 

  •  Overview: 

This course is for researchers and model developers to enrich them with comprehensive knowledge that allow them to be able to work with models, deign them and analyze them. Each student will be worked with individually to start producing a respected project. . 

  • Total Time:

15 Hours – 5 Sessions, around 3 hours long each.  

Workshop Sessions:   

  • This comprehensive course will be covered over 5 sessions as detailed below:
  1. Self-Organization in the Nervous System
  2. Large–Scale, Small-Scale Systems
  3. Cognitive Systems in Touch with the World
  4. Representation
  5. Sensory Processing
  6. Speech and Language
  7. Cognitive Systems Need to Plan, to Interact with Others and to Act
  8. Action
  9. Social Cognition
  10. Interaction, Planning & Motivation
  11. Cognitive Systems Remember Experience
  12. Learning and Memory
  13. Memory, Reasoning and Learning
  14. Advanced Neuroscience Technologies
  15. Applications and Impact


  • Each student will be assigned a short Review paper (aside from the class-shared paper) to work on at home and is required to submit a part of it at the beginning of every session starting the 4th session. The submitted assignments will be discussed in the next session with each student individually. 
  •  Questions and discussions are highly encouraged during class.  


  •  Each student MUST bring in a laptop with Windows OS installed on as well as Microsoft Office or Apache OpenOffice to every class session.

Prepared by:  ATIT Academy