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Understand Deep Learning

Since the second year of my PhD, I have focused on artificial intelligence and its application. The media have hyped deep learning a lot for a series of successful applications. I have to confess that the media bombardment really got into me and I decided to learn more about deep learning. The purpose of doing this is to understand what is deep learning about, what I can do in bioinformatics with it and what is the limitation.

This learning project is about my taking a Coursera Specialisation Deep Learninng and ended with a certificate on Feb.2018.

Comments in October 2018: In hindsight, what I learned is more than the technique mentioned in the course: it has given me some spurs to think deeper about artificial intelligence, human cognition and some philosophy beyond. I am grateful for this.

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Chao (Cico) Zhang
Philosopher, Doer, Generalist, Zen Mindfulness Meditator, Mathematician, PhD Candidate

With mindfulness and philosophy, I relish thinking about the meaning of being and doing.