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September 17-18, 2017: Training
September 18-20, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Francisco, CA

The practitioner’s guide to AI

Hanlin Tang (Intel)
2:35pm–3:15pm Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Implementing AI
Location: Franciscan CD
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn tips and tricks for designing and building AI algorithms across multiple verticals


Training deep learning networks is often seen as a dark art. Hanlin Tang demystifies the process, sharing lessons learned from building AI algorithms across multiple verticals and tips and tricks for designing models. Hanlin also offers an overview of the Intel Nervana deep learning stack, which accelerates the iteration cycle for data scientists.

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Hanlin Tang


Hanlin Tang is an algorithms engineer in Intel’s AI products group, where he builds deep learning models in computer vision and applies these models to various domains, ranging from satellite imagery to computational neuroscience. He also leads the group’s AI projects with defense and intelligence agencies. Hanlin joined Intel through its acquisition of deep learning startup Nervana Systems. Hanlin holds a PhD in biophysics from Harvard, where his work investigated recurrent neural networks in human brain. His research has appeared in scientific journals such as Neuron, Scientific Reports, and eLife.

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10/02/2017 11:36am PDT


Would you be sharing the slides that were presented?