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Date(s) - 23/03/2017
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

ORTUS Learning and Events Centre

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Speaker: Ladislav Urban

Title: Deep learning for Biotechnology

Abstract: Deep learning that recently enabled good understanding of spoken language such as in Alexa, recognition of friends in Facebook pictures, Google translate from different languages or surpassing human-level accuracy in object recognition found its way into biotechnology.

I want to cover history of deep learning, evolution of hardware for it, give you intuitive explanation of key algorithms and describe areas in biotechnology that benefited or soon will benefit from this technology

Approximate schedule:
5.30 Tea and Coffee

6:00: doors open: chitchat, announcements

6:30: talk starts

7:15: talk ends, adjourn to pub (The Phoenix)

Sponsored by: The Precision Health Informatics team, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Mental Health, Dept of Biostatistics & Health Informatics, King’s College London

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