CAP 6619: Deep Learning


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Class Time: 2018 Fall, Tuesday & Thursday, 2:00 PM - 3:20PM
Classroom: TBD
Office Hour: 2018 Fall, Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00AM - 11:00AM & 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Textbook: Reference books:
Course Description:  

This course teaches students basic concepts of deep learning, with an application in engineering, business and other areas. The class will cover three major topics including deep learning theory, implementation, and applications. Topics include math preliminaries, machine learning basics, deep forward networks, convolution networks, autoencoders, representation learning networks, their implementations and applications.


Lectures, Assignments, and Projects

Course lectures, assigments, etc. are announced through Canvas
Grading policy:
Homework (including Project) 65
Final Examination 30
Participation 5

Your final grade will be based on the scores you have earned from the above categories (compared to the performance of other students in the class).

Late policy:

All assignments are due midnight on the assigned due date. Please refer to the Assignments and Projects for details on submission. Late submission is allowable, however, the late penalty is -2pts/day.


All important course announcement and communication will be done through Canvas. When communicate through emails, please use your email address. Sending email to me from another account is disencouraged, and if you do you must set the reply-to field to your FAU email account if the message concerns grading or evaluation in any way. Please include course code CAP5615 and your name in all messages concerning the course.

All work in this course must be INVIDUAL effort unless specified otherwise.