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Intro to Deep Learning: An Introduction to Neural Networks

Thursday, September 16, 2021

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

About the Event

In this session, Michaela Buchanan, data scientist, will cover the basics of what Deep Learning is, look at how it fits within the AI/ML universe, dive into neural networks (including CNNs, LSTMs, and GANs), and walk through a typical Deep Learning project lifecycle.

We’ll cap the session with a 20-minute rapid mini-workshop where we’ll use an example dataset (CIFAR-10) to train and evaluate a neural network model using Keras.

About the Speaker

Michaela Buchanan is a Data Scientist for Mark III Systems. She has an extensive background in cloud computing, deep learning and website development through working at the Center of Genomic Research and Biocomputing (CGRB). She is interested in Machine Learning/AI and bioinformatics. She also has experience in Chemistry and Biology and is fluent in German. In her free time, she is heavily involved in motorsports, ranging from track driving to drifting.


Martin Huarte Espinosa
Associate Director
HPE Data Science Institute