Category Archives: Keras

Installing TensorFlow and Keras on Windows without a Live Internet Connection

I’ve taught workshops on TensorFlow and Keras several times. I always like to start by going through the installation process because it’s not trivial and the process reveals several ideas that are very important. I’ve got a workshop coming up … Continue reading

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Free “Keras Succinctly” Book

I wrote a short book titled “Keras Succinctly” that was published a few days ago. You can get the book in PDF format for free. See https://www.syncfusion.com/ebooks/cntk-succinctly. Book Web site The book has seven chapters, and each chapter describes how … Continue reading

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A Look at CNTK v2.6 and the Iris Dataset

Version 2.6 of CNTK was released a few weeks ago so I figured I’d update my system and give it a try. CNTK (“Cognitive Network Tool Kit”) is Microsoft’s neural network code library. Primary alternatives include Google’s TensorFlow and Keras … Continue reading

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Managing Neural Network Library Versions

I regularly use four neural network code libraries: TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch, and CNTK. The libraries require Python. Managing all the different versions of these libraries is an annoying detail that has to be taken care of very carefully. I recently … Continue reading

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Binary Classification Using Keras

I wrote an article titled “How to do Neural Binary Classification Using Keras” in the August 2018 issue of Visual Studio Magazine. See https://visualstudiomagazine.com/articles/2018/08/30/neural-binary-classification-keras.aspx. The goal of a binary classification problem is to make a prediction for a problem where … Continue reading

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Neural Regression using Keras

I wrote an article titled “Neural Regression using Keras” in the July 2018 issue of Visual Studio Magazine. See https://visualstudiomagazine.com/articles/2018/07/23/neural-regression-using-keras.aspx. The goal of a regression problem is to make a prediction of a numeric value. For example, you might want … Continue reading

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Displaying an MNIST Digit Yet Once Again

It seems like there are some mini-problems that I do over and over. Displaying an MNIST digit is one such mini-problem. I’m in the process of writing an article for Visual Studio Magazine ( https://visualstudiomagazine.com/Home.aspx ) and the topic is … Continue reading

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