Deep Learning: Miracle or Snake Oil?

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Machine Learning has had several excitements over the years with machines that are modelled on the human brain. The invention of the perceptron and artificial neural networks were followed by intense scientific activity and excitement, then by disappointment at a number of unappreciated deficiencies. The latest craze are deep neural networks. 

In this lecture, we will explore how deep learning works, what it can do and if neural networks are a modern miracle or yet another false dawn.

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This event was on Tue, 19 Mar 2019

Richard Harvey Professor of Information Technology at Gresham College.

Professor Richard Harvey

IT Livery Company Professor of Information Technology

Richard Harvey is the IT Livery Company Professor of Information Technology at Gresham College.

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