Applied AI Study Group
Applied AI Study Group is an advanced 4-week long programme designed for AI enthusiasts and computer engineering students, where we study the materials on IBM’s Applied AI with DeepLearning each week and come together on Saturdays to discuss them with a guide to lead us.
This study group aims to bring together like-minded AI enthusiasts by providing them an opportunity to interact with other participants and community members to collaboratively improve their knowledge and academic prowess on deep learning, and its applications and frameworks.
Furthermore; this study group enables the participants to build models themselves in order to gain hands-on experience. During this course, we will recall the basics of Linear Algebra and Neural Networks, then learn about main DeepLearning frameworks such as Keras, TensorFlow, PyTorch, DeepLearning4J and Apache SystemML to finally use them for building various models. We will use our models to solve real life problems such as anomaly detection in sensor data and stock market forecasting.
Lastly, we will learn about the data storage solutions, real time data processing and distributed computing methods to deploy and scale our projects.
After going through a series of programme assignments offered by the course; we will conclude the sessions by completing final assignments.
- Programming experience: The course is taught in Python. We assume you have basic programming skills (understanding of for loops, if/else statements, data structures such as lists and dictionaries).
- Mathematics: Basic linear algebra (matrix-vector operations and notation)
- Machine Learning: Conceptual knowledge of machine learning ( supervised learning, unsupervised learning, test data, validation, some machine learning algorithms such as linear regression, logistic regression)
- Deep Learning: Theoretical knowledge required on the deep learning concepts. The objective of this study group is to give the participants practical knowledge and hands-on programming experience with deep learning algorithms and frameworks. Theoretical aspects of deep learning algorithms will be only quickly summarized in the study group. Therefore, if you have no background knowledge it may be hard for you to directly jump into the practical aspects.
Have a Python environment i.e. Anaconda ready on your computer before the programme. You will find the instructions here.
Thursday, June 27 at 7pm.
Saturday, July 6 Introduction to Deep Learning
Saturday, July 13 Deep Learning Frameworks
Saturday, July 20 Deep Learning Applications
Saturday, July 27 Scaling and Deployment
For more detail: https://www.coursera.org/learn/ai#syllabus
APPLIED AI STUDY GROUP SCHEDULE
11:00 - 11:15 Introduction
11:15 - 13:00 Discussion
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Problem solving
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:30 Discussion
inzva, Beykoz Kundura.
We are located exactly here = 41.141310, 29.078505
We have a shuttle departing from Kanyon AVM Eczacı Exit at 10 am which stops by Boğaziçi South Entrance at 10.15 am.
You can also take a bus from Kadıköy or Levent, or take a ferry to Beykoz from Yeniköy.
HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?
To join this programme, fill in the application form below; and make sure to check out our FAQ page for further information.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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Ahmet Melek is studying Business Management at Bogazici University. He has previously worked on the topics Blockchain, Biometrics and Semantic Web.
He is currently working on generative models, such as GAN or Autoencoder models, to solve various problems in surveillance, the medical sector and consumer applications.
If you would like to apply for this study group, please answer the questions provided to you below as accurate and as detailed as possible.
Please make sure to apply only if you can guarantee that you will be coming to each session since we have a limited quota.