Train and Test a Neural Network Model to read hand written numbers and return the digit.
Practice using One Hot Encoding to build a classifier.
Practice evaluating model performance.
In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to build a Neural Network Model using Keras and the MNIST Data Set. By the end of the course you will have built a model that will recognize the digits of hand written numbers. You will also be exposed to One Hot Encoding, Neural Network Architecture, Loss Optimizers and Testing of the Model's performance. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Task 1: In this task the Learner will be introduced to the Course Objectives, which is to how to execute a Neural Network on the MNIST Data Set. There will also be a short discussion about the Interface, loading packages, and an Instructor Bio.
Task 2: The Learners will see what a Tensor looks like and then apply that knowledge to 60,000 hand written digits using Keras array_reshape() function.
Task 4: The Learner will then build out the architecture for the Neural Network. Rectified Linear Unit ("RELU") and SoftMax will be used.
Task 5: The Learner will then build out a loss optimizer function using cross_entropy.
Task 6: The Learner will test to see how the model performed using a Confusion Matrix.Task 3: The Learner will get experience creating Testing and Training Data Sets. There are multiple ways to do this and the Instructor will go over two of them in this Task.
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
What will I get if I purchase a Guided Project?
By purchasing a Guided Project, you'll get everything you need to complete the Guided Project including access to a cloud desktop workspace through your web browser that contains the files and software you need to get started, plus step-by-step video instruction from a subject matter expert.
Are Guided Projects available on desktop and mobile?
Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.
Who are the instructors for Guided Projects?
Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.
Can I download the work from my Guided Project after I complete it?
You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.
What is the refund policy?
Is financial aid available?
Financial aid is not available for Guided Projects.
Can I audit a Guided Project and watch the video portion for free?
Auditing is not available for Guided Projects.
How much experience do I need to do this Guided Project?
At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.
Can I complete this Guided Project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.
What is the learning experience like with Guided Projects?
You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.
More questions? Visit the Learner Help Center.