Course Description

A week-long introduction to deep learning methods with applications to machine translation, image recognition, game playing, image generation and more. A collaborative course incorporating labs in TensorFlow and peer brainstorming along with lectures. Course concludes with project proposals with feedback from staff and panel of industry sponsors.

Recommended prerequisites: one of 6.036, 6.034, 6.008, 6.867, 6.864, 6.804, 15.075, IDS.301, 6.047, 6.041, 6.438 or equivalent experience

Time and Location

Jan 29 - Feb 2
10:30am-1:30pm, Room 34-100

10:30a-11:15pm: Lecture Part 1
11:15a-12:00pm: Lecture Part 2
12:00pm-12:30pm: Coffee Break
12:30pm-1:30pm: Lab (Hands-On TensorFlow Tutorials)

Grading Policy

P/F based on completion of project proposal assignment

Project Proposals

Project proposals will be 1-minute pitches of a novel deep learning algorithm, application, open-source contribution, plan to create an interesting dataset, or other contributions. Sponsors will judge and select top projects as award winners. Alternative to project proposal is to submit a 1-page review of an interesting deep learning paper.

Questions?

Reach out to introtodeeplearning-staff@mit.edu

Past years

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6.S191 Team

Alexander

Alexander Amini

Lead Organizer

Ava

Ava Soleimany

Lead Organizer

Harini

Harini Suresh

Co-Chair

Lex

Lex Fridman

Co-Chair

Unknown

Want to be part of this course?


We are looking for more TA's and administrative individuals to help with the course!

If you are interested, please contact introtodeeplearning-staff@mit.edu

Sponsors

Google Brain


amazon alexa


NVIDIA


IBM Watson