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The Deep Learning Workshop

By : Mirza Rahim Baig, Thomas V. Joseph, Nipun Sadvilkar, Mohan Kumar Silaparasetty, Anthony So
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The Deep Learning Workshop

By: Mirza Rahim Baig, Thomas V. Joseph, Nipun Sadvilkar, Mohan Kumar Silaparasetty, Anthony So

Overview of this book

Are you fascinated by how deep learning powers intelligent applications such as self-driving cars, virtual assistants, facial recognition devices, and chatbots to process data and solve complex problems? Whether you are familiar with machine learning or are new to this domain, The Deep Learning Workshop will make it easy for you to understand deep learning with the help of interesting examples and exercises throughout. The book starts by highlighting the relationship between deep learning, machine learning, and artificial intelligence and helps you get comfortable with the TensorFlow 2.0 programming structure using hands-on exercises. You’ll understand neural networks, the structure of a perceptron, and how to use TensorFlow to create and train models. The book will then let you explore the fundamentals of computer vision by performing image recognition exercises with convolutional neural networks (CNNs) using Keras. As you advance, you’ll be able to make your model more powerful by implementing text embedding and sequencing the data using popular deep learning solutions. Finally, you’ll get to grips with bidirectional recurrent neural networks (RNNs) and build generative adversarial networks (GANs) for image synthesis. By the end of this deep learning book, you’ll have learned the skills essential for building deep learning models with TensorFlow and Keras.
Table of Contents (9 chapters)
Preface

1. Building Blocks of Deep Learning

Introduction

In this chapter, you will be introduced to deep learning and its relationship with artificial intelligence and machine learning. We will also learn about some of the important deep learning architectures, such as the multi-layer perceptron, convolutional neural networks, recurrent neural networks, and generative adversarial networks. As we progress, we will get hands-on experience with the TensorFlow framework and use it to implement a few linear algebra operations. Finally, we will be introduced to the concept of optimizers. We will understand their role in deep learning by utilizing them to solve a quadratic equation. By the end of this chapter, you will have a good understanding of what deep learning is and how programming with TensorFlow works.