Abstract: Want to make the jump to deep learning? This workshop covers everything you need to get started. You will use the keras library to build deep learning models on both numeric and image data. This workshop will introduce participants to the basic concepts of deep learning and its most promising applications. Participants will get a taste of this exciting field at the intersection of AI and machine learning. The workshop will utilize popular open source deep learning tools combined with practical exercises and programming assignments.
Bio: Dan started studying how people learn new skills at his first job after college, as a whitewater kayak instructor. He subsequently taught statistics while completing a PhD in Econometrics, and he has been helping people learn machine learning since finishing in 2nd place in Kaggle's Heritage Health Prize.