Lecture: Deep Learning for Visual Recognition

Course

  • Lecturer(s):
  • Start: 18.10.2017
  • Dates: Wed. 10:15 - 11:45, LBH / HS III.a
  • Course number: MA-INF 2313
  • Curriculum: Master
  • Effort: 6 CP

Exercises

Description

Neural networks are making a comeback!  Deep learning has taken over the machine learning community by storm, with success both in research and commercially.  Deep learning is applicable over a range of fields such as computer vision, speech recognition, natural language processing, robotics, etc.  This course will introduce the fundamentals of neural networks and then progress to state-of-the-art convolutional and recurrent neural networks as well as their use in applications for visual recognition.  Students will get a chance to learn how to implement and train their own network for visual recognition tasks such as object recognition, image segmentation and caption generation.

No formal pre-requisites.  Students should already be comfortable with concepts in probability theory and optimization and are recommended to have taken at least one course in machine learning or computer vision.  Exercises will be a mix of theory and practical (Python).

News

First lecture starts on October 18, 2017. See you there!

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