Deep Learning Fundamentals

- Deep Learning Fundamentals
- Unit 1Intro to ML and DL
- Unit 2Using Tensors w/ PyTorch
- Unit 3Model Training in PyTorch
- Unit 3.1Using Logistic Regression for Classification
- Unit 3.2The Logistic Regression Computation Graph
- Unit 3.3Model Training with Stochastic Gradient Descent
- Unit 3.4Automatic Differentiation in PyTorch
- Unit 3.5The PyTorch API
- Unit 3.6Training a Logistic Regression Model in PyTorch
- Unit 3.7 Feature Normalization
- Unit 3 ExercisesUnit 3 Exercies

- Unit 4Training Multilayer Neural Networks Overview
- Unit 4.1Logistic Regression for Multiple Classes
- Unit 4.2Multilayer Neural Networks
- Unit 4.3Training a Multilayer Neural Network in PyTorch
- Unit 4.4Defining Efficient Data Loaders
- Unit 4.5Multilayer Neural Networks for Regression
- Unit 4.6Speeding Up Model Training Using GPUs
- Unit 4 ExercisesUnit 4 Exercises

- Unit 5Organizing Your Code with Lightning
- Unit 5.1 Organizing Your Code with Lightning
- Unit 5.2Training a Multilayer Perceptron using the Lightning Trainer
- Unit 5.3Computing Metrics Efficiently with TorchMetrics
- Unit 5.4Making Code Reproducible
- Unit 5.5Organizing Your Data Loaders with Data Modules
- Unit 5.6The Benefits of Logging Your Model Training
- Unit 5.7Evaluating and Using Models on New Data
- Unit 5.8Add Functionality with Callbacks
- Unit 5 ExercisesUnit 5 Exercises

- Unit 6Essential Deep Learning Tips & Tricks
- Unit 6.1 Model Checkpointing and Early Stopping
- Unit 6.2Learning Rates and Learning Rate Schedulers
- Unit 6.3Using More Advanced Optimization Algorithms
- Unit 6.4Choosing Activation Functions
- Unit 6.5Automating The Hyperparameter Tuning Process
- Unit 6.6Improving Convergence with Batch Normalization
- Unit 6.7Reducing Overfitting With Dropout
- Unit 6.8Debugging Deep Neural Networks
- Unit 6 ExercisesUnit 6 Exercises

- Unit 7Getting Started with Computer Vision
- Unit 7.1Working With Images
- Unit 7.2How Convolutional Neural Networks Work
- Unit 7.3Convolutional Neural Network Architectures
- Unit 7.4Training Convolutional Neural Networks
- Unit 7.5Improving Predictions with Data Augmentation
- Unit 7.6Leveraging Pretrained Models with Transfer Learning
- Unit 7.7Using Unlabeled Data with Self-Supervised
- Unit 7 ExercisesUnit 7 Exercises

- Unit 8Natural Language Processing and Large Language Models
- Unit 8.1Working with Text Data
- Unit 8.2Training A Text Classifier Baseline
- Unit 8.3Introduction to Recurrent Neural Networks
- Unit 8.4From RNNs to the Transformer Architecture
- Unit 8.5Understanding Self-Attention
- Unit 8.6Large Language Models
- Unit 8.7A Large Language Model for Classification
- Unit 8 ExercisesUnit 8 Exercises

- Unit 9Techniques for Speeding Up Model Training
- Unit 10 The Finale: Our Next Steps After AI Model Training

# Deep Learning Fundamentals

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## Welcome to Deep Learning Fundamentals

Deep Learning Fundamentals is a free course on learning deep learning using a modern open-source stack.

If you found this page, you probably heard that artificial intelligence and deep learning are taking the world by storm. This is correct. In this course, Sebastian Raschka, a best-selling author and professor, will teach you deep learning (machine learning with deep learning) from the ground up via a course of 10 units with bite-sized videos, quizzes, and exercises. The entire course is free and uses the most popular open-source tools for deep learning.

**What will you learn in this course?**

- What machine learning is and when to use it
- The main concepts of deep learning
- How to design deep learning experiments with PyTorch
- How to write efficient deep learning code with PyTorch Lightning

**What will you be able to do after this course?**

- Build classifiers for various kinds of data like tables, images, and text
- Tune models effectively to optimize predictive and computational performance

**How is this course structured?**

- The course consists of 10 units, each containing several subsections
- It is centered around informative, succinct videos that are respectful of your time
- In each unit, you will find optional exercises to practice your knowledge
- We also provide additional resources for those who want a deep dive on specific topics

**What are the prerequisites?**

- Ideally, you should already be familiar with programming in Python
- (Some lectures will involve a tiny bit of math, but a strong math background is not required!)

**Are there interactive quizzes or exercises?**

- Each section is accompanied by optional multiple-choice quizzes to test your understanding of the material
- Optionally, each unit also features one or more code exercises to practice implementing concepts covered in this class

**Is there a course completion badge or certificate?**

- At the end of this course, you can take an optional exam featuring 25 multiple-choice questions
- Upon answering 80% of the questions in the exam correctly (there are 5 attempts), you obtain an optional course completion badge that can be shared on LinkedIn

**Log in or create a free Lightning.ai account to access:**

- Quizzes
- Completion badges
- Progress tracking
- Additional downloadable content
- Additional AI education resources
- Notifications when new units are released
- Free cloud computing credits

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