Summary
Grokking Deep Learning teaches you to build deep learning neural networks from scratch! In his engaging style, seasoned deep learning expert Andrew Trask shows you the science under the hood, so you grok for yourself every detail of training neural networks.
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About the Technology
Deep learning, a branch of artificial intelligence, teaches computers to learn by using neural networks, technology inspired by the human brain. Online text translation, selfdriving cars, personalized product recommendations, and virtual voice assistants are just a few of the exciting modern advancements possible thanks to deep learning.
About the Book
Grokking Deep Learning teaches you to build deep learning neural networks from scratch! In his engaging style, seasoned deep learning expert Andrew Trask shows you the science under the hood, so you grok for yourself every detail of training neural networks. Using only Python and its mathsupporting library, NumPy, you'll train your own neural networks to see and understand images, translate text into different languages, and even write like Shakespeare! When you're done, you'll be fully prepared to move on to mastering deep learning frameworks.
What's inside

The science behind deep learning

Building and training your own neural networks

Privacy concepts, including federated learning

Tips for continuing your pursuit of deep learning
About the Reader
For readers with high schoollevel math and intermediate programming skills.
About the Author
Andrew Trask is a PhD student at Oxford University and a research scientist at DeepMind. Previously, Andrew was a researcher and analytics product manager at Digital Reasoning, where he trained the world's largest artificial neural network and helped guide the analytics roadmap for the Synthesys cognitive computing platform.
Table of Contents

Introducing deep learning: why you should learn it

Fundamental concepts: how do machines learn?

Introduction to neural prediction: forward propagation

Introduction to neural learning: gradient descent

Learning multiple weights at a time: generalizing gradient descent

Building your first deep neural network: introduction to backpropagation

How to picture neural networks: in your head and on paper

Learning signal and ignoring noise:introduction to regularization and batching

Modeling probabilities and nonlinearities: activation functions

Neural learning about edges and corners: intro to convolutional neural networks

Neural networks that understand language: king  man + woman == ?

Neural networks that write like Shakespeare: recurrent layers for variablelength data

Introducing automatic optimization: let's build a deep learning framework

Learning to write like Shakespeare: long shortterm memory

Deep learning on unseen data: introducing federated learning

Where to go from here: a brief guide