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16 09, 2018

Densely Connected Networks

2019-01-10T14:53:22+00:00September 16th, 2018|

Chapter 2 of the book  First contact with DEEP LEARNING, Practical introduction with Keras 2 Densely Connected Networks In the same way that when you start programming in a new language there is a tradition of doing it with a Hello World print, in Deep Learning you start by creating a recognition model of handwritten numbers. Through this [...]

15 09, 2018

Which countries are educating better? Those who train their educators not to teach a programme but to teach how to learn.

2018-09-16T18:42:30+00:00September 15th, 2018|

Today in the section LA CONTRA of the Barcelona newspaper LA VANGUARDIA, Lluís Amiguet has interviewed Mmantsetsa Marope, Director of Unesco's International Bureau of Education.  The three journalists who write this section always do very awesome interviews, no doubt, but today's one is treating about what we agreed (this week) with my new UPC master students on how [...]

11 09, 2018

Researcher / Engineer on Big Data on virtualized infrastructures (RE1)

2018-09-11T11:16:01+00:00September 11th, 2018|

Vacancy: Barcelona Supercomputing Center is looking for a candidate that want to join our Autonomic Systems and eBusiness platforms research group The candidate will be incorporated at full time to the "Autonomic Systems and eBusiness Platforms" research line from BSC. Candidate's main task will be oriented toward the development and support for the assigned tasks to the research [...]

10 09, 2018

Why now this Artificial Intelligence boom?

2018-09-11T10:09:40+00:00September 10th, 2018|

Section 2 of Chapter 1 of the book  First contact with DEEP LEARNING, Practical introduction with Keras John McCarthy coined the term Artificial Intelligence in the 1950s, being one of the founding fathers of Artificial Intelligence along with Marvin Minsky. Also in 1958, Frank Rosenblatt built a prototype neuronal network, which he called the Perceptron. In addition, the key ideas [...]

15 08, 2018

TensorFlow 1.10 has been released!

2018-08-20T08:20:09+00:00August 15th, 2018|

TensorFlow 1.10 has been released! Continuing the recent trend of rapid updates introducing significant fixes and new features, Tensorflow has released its version Tensorflow 1.10 during my summer vacations. Great! This is good for our research in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning at BSC. The full release notes for details on added features and changes that version 1.10 [...]

23 07, 2018

A new disruptive technology is coming

2018-07-23T12:14:47+00:00July 23rd, 2018|

Chapter 1 of the book  First contact with DEEP LEARNING, Practical introduction with Keras 1  A new disruptive technology is coming Artificial intelligence is being considered as the new industrial revolution, heart of what some call industry 4.0. Well, Deep Learning is the engine of this process and in the following chapters we will talk about it extensively. [...]

2 07, 2018

Supercomputing, the heart of Deep Learning

2018-07-23T11:17:34+00:00July 2nd, 2018|

Introduction of the book  First contact with DEEP LEARNING, Practical introduction with Keras Supercomputing, the heart of Deep Learning   The first GPU in the Imagenet competition An exponential growth of computing capacity Accelerating Deep Learning with parallel systems Accelerating Deep Learning with distributed systems  Will specialized hardware for deep learning be a game changer?  Tapping the Next [...]

24 06, 2018

Vacancy: @BSC_CNS is looking for a candidate to fill a junior developer position at the Computer Sciences department (part-time)

2019-01-10T16:20:24+00:00June 24th, 2018|

Vacancy: Barcelona Supercomputing Center is looking for a candidate to fill a junior developer position in the Computer Sciences department (part-time)  Junior Developer of Big Data technologies for HPC (part-time) We are looking for a junior developer that want to join our Autonomic Systems and eBusiness platforms research group We will accept candidatures interested in a part-time work [...]

13 06, 2018

New Free Deep Learning Book in Spanish

2018-06-13T13:13:15+00:00June 13th, 2018|

As I already announced, during the free time that my academic and research activity allows me, I have started to write a new book about Deep Learning. The book is in Spanish and it was supposed to come out in September. Much to my regret, I realized that it would be impossible for me to finish the [...]

11 06, 2018

Clausura: Se avecinan cambios

2019-01-10T14:53:29+00:00June 11th, 2018|

Clausura del libro Deep Learning - Introducción práctica con Keras Clausura: se avecinan cambios Hasta aquí la primera parte de este libro introductorio sobre Deep Learning que espero que haya sido útil al lector, y que este quede con ganas de continuar con la segunda parte, la cual intentaré acabar lo antes posible, aunque ya avanzo que necesitaré [...]

11 06, 2018

Redes neuronales convolucionales

2019-01-10T14:53:36+00:00June 11th, 2018|

Capítulo 4 del libro Deep Learning - Introducción práctica con Keras 4  Redes neuronales convolucionales Llegados a este punto, ya estamos preparados para tratar con otro tipo de redes neuronales, las llamadas redes neuronales convolucionales, muy usadas en tareas de visión por computador. Estas redes están compuestas por una capa de input, una de output y varias capas [...]