Keras VGG16 flat-features extractor

Using pre-trained deep learning model as feature extractor is a proven way to improve classification accuracy. One of the famous model is Oxford’s VGG16, which is trained using million images to recognize 1,000 classes ranging from animals, vehicles and other stuffs. Now, to use VGG16 as part of another neural network is relatively easy, especially…

Understanding LeNet (LeCun, 1998)

As an attempt to understand Convolutional Neural Network (CNN/ConvNet) better, I was suggested to read the section about LeNet5 in the original paper and figure out where every numbers come from 🤔 Input layer The input of this neural network is an image of size 32*32 pixels where each pixels are represented by an input…

Restricted Boltzmann Machine with DeepLearnToolbox

In attempt to learn about deep learning’s fundamentals (and to fulfill a course assignment too), I tried to write a simple Restricted Boltzmann Machine (RBM) in GNU Octave by extracting Deep Belief Network (DBN) code example of DeepLearnToolbox. In case you are wondering, RBM is a machine learning algorithm that is promoted by Geoffrey Hinton…