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Fundamentals of Deep Learning with Neural Networks - Jon Krohn

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Jon Krohn (https://www.qplum.co/events/meetup/10262016/fundamentals-of-deep-learning) will provide an overview of deep learning with neural networks, with an emphasis on intuitive concepts, applications, and resources for self-study.

He will touch on basics like backpropagation, but it will not be a comprehensive 101. Via analogies to biological neurons and vision in primates, his primary goal is to provide an overview of the contemporary artificial neural network techniques.

Previous meetup in Data-Science + FinTech series:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCFhP1W4Hto&list=PLt40E3cCLWfUBRLB8hSdmtc00g_FDQQ3Y&index=11

Slides : Bayesian Modeling - qplum::events (https://www.qplum.co/events/meetup/10202016/bayesian-model-building)

Speaker Bio : Jon (http://www.jonkrohn.com/) is the Chief Data Scientist at untapt (https://www.untapt.com/), a machine learning-driven recruitment platform for FinTech firms. He previously worked as a quant trader at Northport Commodities and as a data scientist at Omnicom. He is a lover of ales who obtained his doctorate in Neuroscience at Oxford University as a Wellcome Trust Scholar and has published in influential peer-reviewed journals like NIPS, Neurology, and Nature Genetics.