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About the Course

The goal of this course is to give learners basic understanding of modern neural networks and their applications in computer vision and natural language understanding. The course starts with a recap of linear models and discussion of stochastic optimization methods that are crucial for training deep neural networks. Learners will study all popular building blocks of neural networks including fully connected layers, convolutional and recurrent layers. Learners will use these building blocks to define complex modern architectures in TensorFlow and Keras frameworks. In the course project learner will implement deep neural network for the task of image captioning which solves the problem of giving a text description for an input image. The prerequisites for this course are: 1) Basic knowledge of Python. 2) Basic linear algebra and probability. Please note that this is an advanced course and we assume basic knowledge of machine learning. You should understand: 1) Linear regression: mean squared error, analytical solution. 2) Logistic regression: model, cross-entropy loss, class probability estimation. 3) Gradient descent for linear models. Derivatives of MSE and cross-entropy loss functions. 4) The problem of overfitting. 5) Regularization for linear models. Do you have technical problems? Write to us:

Top reviews

Sep 19, 2019

one of the excellent courses in deep learning. As stated its advanced and enjoyed a lot in solving the assignments. looking forward for more such courses especially in Natural language processing

Aug 8, 2020

A very good course and it is truly insightful. This course deals with more on the concepts therefore I have a better understanding of what is really happening when I build deep learning models.

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By Reena O

Jun 1, 2020

This course provides good study material, assignment and quizzes. Really enjoyed this course.

By Juan M C A

Dec 4, 2018

Great amazing high level introduction, with additional resources to reinforce if u are stuck.

By Emilio P

Mar 14, 2019

Very good quality learning and challenging assignments, as expected from an advanced course.

By 基伦

Jan 17, 2018

Great course. Really helpful hands-on practice problems and coding assignments. Recommended!

By Igor P

Nov 18, 2018

Strongly recommended for those interested in current state of machine learning algorithms

By Andrey M

Jan 1, 2020

Very nice course to meet deep learning. Based on "Learn by doing". Very good teachers.

By Yu Q

Apr 7, 2019

Brief but clear lessons for intermediate level students with not-easy assignments. :)

By Haidar A

May 1, 2020

would have been even better if the pre-programs in the notebooks were also explained

By Sinan G

Nov 8, 2019

Wide and deep range of important topics, a high level for an introduction course.

By Amey B

Jun 5, 2019

Awesome course with great Deep learning challenges to solve. Simply loved it.

By Alex S

Oct 28, 2018

Thank for the teachers, I have a deeply impression to the style of teachers.

By Prateek G

Mar 20, 2019

This course is very demanding. So, please listen to the lectures carefully.

By Muhammad S

Jun 29, 2019

Thanks for providing such a great course. Very productive and informative.

By Stephane H

Sep 21, 2018

Great course, properly hard, learned a lot, not for the faint of heart !

By Nathaniel C

Mar 15, 2021

Challenging, but worth it! Excellent resources, and great instructors.

By Maksim A

Sep 19, 2018

not very deep, but well-performed introduction to deep neural networks

By Ali A

Apr 25, 2020

Very good! a big thank you to all lecturers that built this course :)

By Paul É D

Nov 20, 2018

Such a nice course, which is far more that an "introduction". Thanks

By Semyon F

Aug 4, 2020

Quite challenging and has good balance between theory and homeworks

By Nimish S

Dec 5, 2017

A fast paced but very indepth look. Programming exercises are great

By swapnil b

Apr 11, 2019

One of the best courses on deep learning . Kudos to the creators.

By Bruno F

Mar 17, 2019

Tough course. You are happy and proud when you get it to the end.


Jul 6, 2020

One of the best courses on Coursera for practical deep learning!

By Akash C

Oct 4, 2018

Nice course to learn some advance level Machine Learning stuffs.

By Pronay k p

Jan 23, 2021

It was an amazing journey. I enjoyed this course and the tasks.