Complete Training


3 Days


Programming Knowledge


IT Oriented


Get a clear understanding of current AI options
Get a clear understanding of the technologies involved in neural networks
Get a clear understanding of the neural networks as function estimators
Get a clear understanding of the data pre-processing issue


Ability to assess the best solution (between classical AI and ML) for a given problem
Ability to choose between supervised learning and reinforcement learning for a given problem
Ability to implement and tune a neural network option for a given problem
Ability to gather and prepare data for an AI implementation


Day 1: Starter Content

Day 2: Essential Content

Day 3:

  • Mixing Reinforcement Learning and Deep Learning

    • Estimating the Q table via neural networks

    • Application for Atari Pong game

  • Tuning a Convolutional Neural Network

    • Matrix convolution and filters

    • Main parameters: activation functions, pooling layers, drop out layers

    • Hyper-parameters tunings such as numbers of filter, stride and padding

  • Preparing data: Cleaning and Normalisation

  • Recommender systems

    • Matrix factorization

  • Success stories

    • Google DeepMind

    • IBM Watson

    • Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research

    • Netflix


Gilles Richard is a Professor of Computer Science at Paul Sabatier University (UPS – Toulouse 3 – France) where he is involved in undergraduate curricula and master programs. He is also the Founder of Geom, an AI based startup that focuses on transforming 2-dimensional images in 3-dimensional objects using machine learning algorithm and image processing.

He is also involved in Dystech, Dystech goal is to detect Dyspraxia by analysing a simple handwritten text, also using machine learning and image recognition.

Gilles is also the author of the book Computational Approaches to Analogical Reasoning.

Prof. Gilles Richard
CTO Consultant @KoxaiHead of Innovation and Technology @BITE , Founder @GeomCo-founder @DysTech and author of Computational Approaches to Analogical Reasoning

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