July 31, 2020

Introduction to TensorFlow and Deep Learning

Register now for our upcoming Introduction to TensorFlow and Deep Learning workshop being held on Friday 31 July delivered online via Zoom from 9:00pm-2:30pm AEST. The workshop will be led by instructors from the Monash eResearch centre and the Data Science and AI Platform.

Introduction to TensorFlow and Deep Learning
This workshop is an introduction to how deep learning works and how you could create a neural network using TensorFlow v2. We start by learning the basics of deep learning including what a neural network is, how information passes through the network, and how the network learns from data through the automated process of gradient descent. You would build, train and evaluate your very own network using a cloud GPU (Google Colab). We then proceed to look at image data and how we could train a convolution neural network to classify images. You will extend your knowledge from the first part to design, train and evaluate this convolutional neural network.

Difficulty level: Foundational.

What you’ll need: A computer with speakers and a microphone (note: webcams and dual monitors are recommended but not required). A web browser and Zoom are the only required software. A Zoom link and instructions will be sent to registrants 2 days prior to the workshop.

How to register? 

1. Monash staff and Graduate Research students register here
Note: that Data Fluency workshops are now only available to staff and Graduate Research students.

2. External participants from Monash affiliate partners only (The Hudson Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Alfred Research Alliance Members, Peninsula Health, Baker Institute, Burnet Institute, CSIRO, and MASSIVE) register here.

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