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Deep Learning with R by François Chollet with J. J. Allaire

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Chapter 1. What is deep learning?

This chapter covers

  • High-level definitions of fundamental concepts
  • Timeline of the development of machine learning
  • Key factors behind deep learning’s rising popularity and future potential

In the past few years, artificial intelligence (AI) has been a subject of intense media hype. Machine learning, deep learning, and AI come up in countless articles, often outside of technology-minded publications. We’re promised a future of intelligent chatbots, self-driving cars, and virtual assistants—a future sometimes painted in a grim light and other times as utopian, where human jobs will be scarce, and most economic activity will be handled by robots or AI agents. For a future or current practitioner of machine learning, ...

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