QMS Event : Deep Learning – Why You Should be Excited

Date: September 18, 2019
Time: 12:15-1:15 pm
Location: Scarfe Office Block Room 2415

Speaker: Muhammad Abdul-Mageed (Assistant Professor, Linguistics & School of Information, Computer Science, UBC)

Moderator: Yan Liu ( Assistant Professor, MERM, ECPS)

Abstract: Deep learning is a class of machine learning methods inspired by information processing in the human brain. Deep learning has recently broken records on multiple tasks such as machine translation and speech recognition. The purpose of this talk is to provide a high-level overview of deep learning methods, provide sample applications, and offer guidance to people interested in carrying out research, or starting a career, involving deep learning.

*RSVP here before September 15!