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Free course: A gentle introduction to deep learning

When:Tu 06-12-2022 09:00 - 17:00
Where:5415.0023 (Mercator Building)

Join this data science course and learn how to train your first neural network, see some of the groundwork of gradient descent, and start with advanced applications in natural language processing and computer vision. You'll do hands-on assignments, so be sure you know some basic Python.


  • machine learning and neural networks
  • gradient descent, vanishing gradients, training networks
  • convolutional neural networks and variants
  • how to use transformer networks

As a UG/UMCG researcher, student or staff you can participate for free.