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IBM PowerAI: Deep Learning Unleashed on IBM Power Systems Servers by Richard Wale, Shota Tsukamoto, Chris Parsons, Alfonso Jara, Bruno C. Faria, Bing He, Dino Quintero

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Introduction to artificial intelligence and deep learning
This chapter describes essential concepts about deep learning (DL) and neural networks. This chapter also describes the most used and known neural networks architectures, their purposes, and how they started.
This chapter contains the following topics:
1.1 Deep learning
Humans have always searched for a way to describe reality and find solutions for all kinds of problems. From the use of mechanical machines to facilitate ...

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