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Neural networks and machine learning

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The next meetup will be about neural networks and machine learning. Neural networks have had a successful revival under the label "deep learning" in recent years. We'll try to get an overview on recent developments in this meetup. As for now, we have a presentation of a classical paper which highlights how the analysis of the visual cortex leads to new learning algorithms ("sparse coding" [1]). It would be great if we could find other presentations on Deep Learning, Computer Vision, NLP, Recurrent Neural Networks and Large Scale Machine Learning. For a comprehensive reading list see [2].

Presentation:

* Sparse Coding with an Overcomplete Basis Set: A Strategy Employed by V1? (Johannes Drever) [1]

* Introduction to RBMs. (Markus Liedl)

* Introduction to Deep Learning theory: what have changed in the last years and why it has so much attention right now (Sergii Khomenko)

[1] http://redwood.berkeley.edu/bruno/papers/VR.pdf
[2] http://deeplearning.net/reading-list/