David Barber considers two issues related to training of deep learning systems—natural language modeling and the use of higher-order optimization methods for deep learning—offering an overview of the topics, exploring recent work, and demonstrating how to use them effectively.
David Barber is reader in information processing in the Department of Computer Science at UCL, where he develops novel machine-learning algorithms. David is also a cofounder of the NLP company reinfer.io.
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