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Python Deep Learning Cookbook

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  • Implement different neural network models in Python
  • Select the best Python framework for deep learning such as PyTorch, Tensorflow, MXNet and Keras
  • Apply tips and tricks related to neural networks internals, to boost learning performances
  • Consolidate machine learning principles and apply them in the deep learning field
  • Reuse and adapt Python code snippets to everyday problems
  • Evaluate the cost/benefits and performance implication of each discussed solution

Deep Learning is revolutionizing a wide range of industries. For many applications, deep learning has proven to outperform humans by making faster and more accurate predictions. This book provides a top-down and bottom-up approach to demonstrate deep learning solutions to real-world problems in different areas. These applications include Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing, Time Series, and Robotics.

The Python Deep Learning Cookbook presents technical solutions to the issues presented, along with a detailed explanation of the solutions. Furthermore, a discussion on corresponding pros and cons of implementing the proposed solution using one of the popular frameworks like TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras and CNTK is provided. The book includes recipes that are related to the basic concepts of neural networks. All techniques s, as well as classical networks topologies. The main purpose of this book is to provide Python programmers a detailed list of recipes to apply deep learning to common and not-so-common scenarios.

  • Practical recipes on training different neural network models and tuning them for optimal performance
  • Use Python frameworks like TensorFlow, Caffe, Keras, Theano for Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, and more
  • A hands-on guide covering the common as well as the not so common problems in deep learning using Python
Page Count 330
Course Length 9 hours 54 minutes
Date Of Publication 26 Oct 2017


Indra den Bakker

Indra den Bakker is an experienced deep learning engineer and mentor. He is the founder of 23insights—part of NVIDIA's Inception program—a machine learning start-up building solutions that transform the world’s most important industries. For Udacity, he mentors students pursuing a Nanodegree in deep learning and related fields, and he is also responsible for reviewing student projects. Indra has a background in computational intelligence and worked for several years as a data scientist for IPG Mediabrands and Screen6 before founding 23insights.