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Workshop Series

Deep Learning for Beginners: How to Make a Computer Think like a Human

Tuesday 6 February 2024 - Tuesday 16 April 2024
6 part (2hrs per part) Bi-weekly workshop series
P.J. Veth
Nonnensteeg 1-3
2311 VJ Leiden
The Digital Lab in P.J. Veth 107

Learn the basics of deep-learning!

Deep-learning has been used in many recent applications. You’ve likely seen use cases such as Stable diffusion, DALL-E image generation, ChatGPT text generation, image classification and, object detection in self-driving cars. Deep-learning is also gaining popularity in the humanities beyond NLP uses.

  • Week 1 (Tensors): February 6
  • Week 2 (Single Linear Neuron Models and Training Loop): February 20
  • Week 3 (Multi-Layer Models and Activation Functions): March 5
  • Week 4 (Images as Data: CNN and Data Loaders): March 19
  • Week 5 (Evaluation Metrics and Model Performance): April 2
  • Week 6 (Transfer Learning and Practical Applications): April 16

Read the full syllabus here: Deep Learning pdf

Join our 6-part workshop series and go from zero to building a basic image classification model. With this knowledge, you can continue to teach yourself further in expanding beyond the focus of images onto other forms of data such a text (NLP tasks).

Fill in the form to sign up for this bi-weekly course starting from the 6th of February 13:00-15:00.

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