Recent developments in Deep Learning

Recently, I watched Hinton’s talk on recent developments in deep learning. Main points are as below:

1. Replace sigmoid function with rectified linear function: easily for training and test, plus efficient. 

2. Dropout training and test could improve accuracy significantly, becasue this is basicly aggregating different highly regularized deep learning model by a geometric mean.

This might be a standard recipe for current deep learning. Based on this recipe, several students of his have won many Kaggle chagllenge. 

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Ph.D student in Machine Learning, University of Edinburgh, UK.
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