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+DS IPLE: Introduction to Neural Networks

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Thursday, September 26, 2019
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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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David Carlson
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+DS In-Person Learning Experiences

The basic concepts of neural networks are introduced, with a focus on intuition. The simpler and widely used logistic regression model is introduced first, and from this the neural network is introduced as a generalization. Please note that this material overlaps significantly with the material in the Duke Coursera course "Introduction to Machine Learning," especially week 1 of that course. This in-person session can either provide an introduction to that material or a refreshing and clarification.

This session is part of the Duke + Data Science (+DS) program in-person learning experiences (IPLEs). To learn more, please visit