What is Deep Learning and why it matters?
Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL), Academic Staff Development Committee (ASDC) and Deep Learning Research and Application Centre
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
14:00 – 15:30
Teaching and Learning Enhancement
Professor Francis Chin
Director of the Deep Learning Research and Application Centre and Head of Department of Computing
College Chamber (D801), 8/F, Lee Quo Wei Academic Building
Companies such as Google, Amazon, Baidu and Facebook are investing heavily on the Artificial Intelligence technology of Deep Learning to improve their products, especially for speech/ image recognition, searching, data analytics, robotics, self-driving vehicles, Go-playing, etc. This talk explains how computers learn and the recent breakthroughs in Deep Learning which affect our life in many aspects. We shall briefly mention the role of our newly established Deep Learning Research and Application Centre and potential research areas which might benefit from the new technology.
Light refreshment will be served. All academic staff are welcome to join.