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OCMP5329: Deep Learning

2024 unit information

This course provides an introduction to deep machine learning, which is rapidly emerging as one of the most successful and widely applicable set of techniques across a range of applications. Students taking this course will be exposed to cutting-edge research in machine learning, starting from theories, models, and algorithms, to implementation and recent progress of deep learning. Specific topics include: classical architectures of deep neural network, optimization techniques for training deep neural networks, theoretical understanding of deep learning, and diverse applications of deep learning in computer vision.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Computer Science

Code OCMP5329
Academic unit Computer Science
Credit points 6
COMP5329 or COMP4329
Assumed knowledge:
OCMP5318 or COMP5318 or COMP4318

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Students will be able to demonstrate and build deep neural networks using fundamental layers and modules
  • LO2. Students will be able to explain the principles and insights behind optimization and regularization techniques of deep neural networks
  • LO3. Students will be able to compare different deep learning architectures, including MLP, CNN, RNN, Transformer, and GNN, as well as their characteristics
  • LO4. Students will be able to implement and train various deep learning models with codes
  • LO5. Student will get familiar with application scenarios and recent research of deep learning

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Semester 1a 2024
Online Online Program
Semester 2a 2024
Online Online Program
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2a 2023
Online Online Program

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