Take the next step in implementing various common and not-so-common neural networks with Tensorflow 1.x
About This Book
- Skill up and implement tricky neural networks using Google's TensorFlow 1.x
- An easy-to-follow guide that lets you explore reinforcement learning, GANs, autoencoders, multilayer perceptrons and more.
- Hands-on recipes to work with Tensorflow on desktop, mobile, and cloud environment
Who This Book Is For
This book is intended for data analysts, data scientists, machine learning practitioners and deep learning enthusiasts who want to perform deep learning tasks on a regular basis and are looking for a handy guide they can refer to. People who are slightly familiar with neural networks, and now want to gain expertise in working with different types of neural networks and datasets, will find this book quite useful.
What You Will Learn
- Install TensorFlow and use it for CPU and GPU operations
- Implement DNNs and apply them to solve different AI-driven problems.
- Leverage different data sets such as MNIST, CIFAR-10, and Youtube8m with TensorFlow and learn how to access and use them in your code.
- Use TensorBoard to understand neural network architectures, optimize the learning process, and peek inside the neural network black box.
- Use different regression techniques for prediction and classification problems
- Build single and multilayer perceptrons in TensorFlow
- Implement CNN and RNN in TensorFlow, and use it to solve real-world use cases.
- Learn how restricted Boltzmann Machines can be used to recommend movies.
- Understand the implementation of Autoencoders and deep belief networks, and use them for emotion detection.
- Master the different reinforcement learning methods to implement game playing agents.
- GANs and their implementation using TensorFlow.
Deep neural networks (DNNs) have achieved a lot of success in the field of computer vision, speech recognition, and natural language processing. The entire world is filled with excitement about how deep networks are revolutionizing artificial intelligence. This exciting recipe-based guide will take you from the realm of DNN theory to implementing them practically to solve the real-life problems in artificial intelligence domain.
In this book, you will learn how to efficiently use TensorFlow, Google's open source framework for deep learning. You will implement different deep learning networks such as Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs), Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs), Deep Q-learning Networks (DQNs), and Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) with easy to follow independent recipes. You will learn how to make Keras as backend with TensorFlow.
With a problem-solution approach, you will understand how to implement different deep neural architectures to carry out complex tasks at work. You will learn the performance of different DNNs on some popularly used data sets such as MNIST, CIFAR-10, Youtube8m, and more. You will not only learn about the different mobile and embedded platforms supported by TensorFlow but also how to set up cloud platforms for deep learning applications. Get a sneak peek of TPU architecture and how they will affect DNN future.
By using crisp, no-nonsense recipes, you will become an expert in implementing deep learning techniques in growing real-world applications and research areas such as reinforcement learning, GANs, autoencoders and more.
Style and approach
This book consists of hands-on recipes where you’ll deal with real-world problems.
You’ll execute a series of tasks as you walk through data mining challenges using TensorFlow 1.x.
Your one-stop solution for common and not-so-common pain points, this is a book that you must have on the shelf.
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About the Author
Antonio Gulli is a transformational software executive and business leader with a passion for establishing and managing global technological talent for innovation and execution. He is an expert in search engines, online services, machine learning, information retrieval, analytics, and cloud computing. So far, he has been lucky enough to gain professional experience in four different countries in Europe and manage teams in six different countries in Europe and America. Currently, he works as site lead and director of cloud in Google Warsaw, driving European efforts for Serverless, Kubernetes, and Google Cloud UX. Previously, Antonio helped to innovate academic search as the vice president for Elsevier, a worldwide leading publisher. Before that, he drove query suggestions and news search as a principal engineer for Microsoft. Earlier, he served as the CTO for Ask.com, driving multimedia and news search. Antonio has filed for 20+ patents, published multiple academic papers, and served as a senior PC member in multiple international conferences. He truly believes that to be successful, you must have a great combination of management, research skills, just-get-it-done, and selling attitude.
Amita Kapoor is an associate professor in the Department of Electronics, SRCASW, University of Delhi. She has been actively teaching neural networks for the last 20 years. She did her master's in electronics in 1996 and PhD in 2011. During her PhD, she was awarded the prestigious DAAD fellowship to pursue a part of her research work in Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany. She had been awarded the best presentation award at International Conference Photonics 2008 for her paper. She is a member of professional bodies such as OSA (Optical Society of America), IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), INNS (International Neural Network Society), and ISBS (Indian Society for Buddhist Studies). Amita has more than 40 publications in international journals and conferences to her credit. Her present research areas include machine learning, artificial intelligence, neural networks, robotics, Buddhism (philosophy and psychology) and ethics in AI.