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9 Ways to Get Help with Deep Learning in Keras

Keras is a Python deep learning library that can use the efficient Theano or TensorFlow symbolic math libraries as a backend. Keras is so easy to use that you can develop your first Multilayer Perceptron, Convolutional Neural Network, or LSTM Recurrent Neural Network in minutes. You may have technical questions when you get started using […]

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How to Get Reproducible Results from Neural Networks with Keras

How to Get Reproducible Results with Keras

Neural network algorithms are stochastic. This means they make use of randomness, such as initializing to random weights, and in turn the same network trained on the same data can produce different results. This can be confusing to beginners as the algorithm appears unstable, and in fact they are by design. The random initialization allows […]

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What You Think You Know About Deep Learning Is A Lie

What You Know About Deep Learning Is A Lie

Getting started in deep learning is a struggle. It’s a struggle because deep learning is taught by academics, for academics. If you’re a developer (or practitioner), you’re different. You want results. The way practitioners learn new technologies is by developing prototypes that deliver value quickly. This is a top-down approach to learning, but it is not the way […]

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What is Deep Learning?

What is Deep Learning?

Deep Learning is a subfield of machine learning concerned with algorithms inspired by the structure and function of the brain called artificial neural networks. If you are just starting out in the field of deep learning or you had some experience with neural networks some time ago, you may be confused. I know I was confused […]

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Understanding Stateful LSTM Recurrent Neural Networks in Python with Keras

Understanding Stateful LSTM Recurrent Neural Networks in Python with Keras

A powerful and popular recurrent neural network is the long short-term model network or LSTM. It is widely used because the architecture overcomes the vanishing and exposing gradient problem that plagues all recurrent neural networks, allowing very large and very deep networks to be created. Like other recurrent neural networks, LSTM networks maintain state, and […]

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