Neural Networks Crash Course For Beginners

Learn how neural networks work and how they are used in computer image and pattern recognition.

Skills You Will Gain

  1. Understand how neural networks for in deep learning


  1. Commitment to invest 3 Hours in 1 Week anytime that works best for you. (Average 28 Minutes per day)
  2. An internet-connected computer
  3. Fluent in English

Action Plan

  • Task 1: Set time in your calendar to work on this bootcamp
  • Task 2: Check out Michael Nielsen's book on neural networks and deep learning
  • Task 3: What is a neural network?
  • Task 4: Learn what gradient descent is
  • Task 5: Learn how backpropagation works
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    3Blue1Brown, by Grant Sanderson, is some combination of math and entertainment, depending on your disposition. The goal is for explanations to be driven by animations and for difficult problems to be made simple with changes in perspective.

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