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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 Bukharaev A N

Sep 30, 2018

Thank you for such a tremendous course!

By Rodolfo Q

Sep 3, 2018

It has a nice review of advanced topics


Jul 4, 2019

Good explanation and project proposals

By Félix A

Sep 17, 2020

A great way to get into the ML world.

By Maxim B

Jul 17, 2018

I think it's a good start. Thank you.


Jul 3, 2020

Excellent course and very good tutor

By Yunzhe F

Sep 8, 2018

Most of the assignments are unclear.

By Arnav G

Dec 14, 2019

highly satisfied...will do it again

By Марчевский В Д

May 18, 2018

Pretty good intro to Deep Learning!


Jun 15, 2020

Was very nice and concise course.

By Walter H L P

Dec 2, 2017

It is very difficult but worth it.


Mar 22, 2021

Very complete for an intoduction.

By sagar s

Sep 25, 2018

Awesome!. Worth the bucks spend!.


May 3, 2021

Good course and time to practice

By Andreas B

Jan 10, 2019

great course - I learned a lot!

By Phumlani M

Jul 6, 2020

Enjoyable course. A must take.

By Hera K

Jul 30, 2019

It was an amazing experience..

By Dominik K

Nov 15, 2018

Great course. I learned a lot.

By Pranav R

Nov 21, 2017

Liked it. It is brief and good

By Pavel A

Oct 17, 2020

Zimovnov is best ML lecturer.

By Timothy G

Aug 27, 2019

Very good course and training

By Neeraj k

Jun 28, 2019

best method for understanding

By Yechiel A

Jan 9, 2018

vary professional and advance

By Christhian F

Oct 29, 2019

Very good and challenging!!

By Zein S

Mar 23, 2018

Great course

Спасибо большое