September Meetup

September 18, 2018 - 18:30

La Gare, 5333 Casgrain avenue


Creating a Neural Network, From Scratch, in Ruby, by Marc-André Cournoyer

Talk level: intermediate

If you wish to dive into Machine Learning but have been intimidated by its complexity, this talk will show you how simple the core principles of modern Machine Learning are. We'll rebuild a Neural Network that can predict a few letters from images, in 50 lines of code.

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