NUS Institute of Systems Science

NICF- Feature Extraction and Supervised Modeling With Deep Learning (SF)

Available dates

Nov 29—Dec 14, 2019
6 daysModules info
SGD 2568 ≈USD 1887
SGD 428 per day


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About the course

Machine Learning uses techniques to deal with data in the most intelligent way – by developing algorithms – to derive actionable insights. With machine learning, you can glean useful patterns from the deep, focused troves of data specific to your chosen domain. Analysing that data provide insights that can drive successive new waves of efficiency and automation, reducing operational costs and potentially pinpointing new sources of revenue.

This course is part of a series of courses around Machine Learning-driven Data Science (MLDDS), under the StackUp – Startup Tech Talent Development programme offered by NUS-ISS.

The courses in the MLDDS series are:

  1. NICF – Data and Feature Engineering for Machine Learning (SF)
  2. NICF – Supervised and Unsupervised Modeling with Machine Learning (SF)
  3. NICF – Feature Extraction and Supervised Modeling with Deep Learning (SF) [this course]
  4. NICF – Sequence Modeling with Deep Learning (SF) Throughout all courses, you will experience the 3 building blocks in machine learning:

  5. Concepts and intuition: Participants learn and apply the concepts of machine learning using a methodology. You will learn to navigate smoothly through the data sciences and machine learning space by not only creating but also debugging your products with ease. You will then apply the same concepts covered in a real world scenario while in class.

  6. Architecture: Participants learn what is required to architect a data science platform / team and how to effectively design a machine learning driven data sciences product using a wide range of techniques that are taught and practised in class. This includes, but is not limited to, understanding different parts of a data science product. The main goal of this course is to provoke thinking, establish the context of learning with the objective of developing and enhancing your capabilities in establishing a machine learning product.

  7. Implementation: Finally, participants will have the opportunity to apply the concepts using industry standard libraries and tools to develop their own machine learning driven data science project.

Key Takeaways

Upon completion of the course, the participants will be able to: * Compare the difference between Deep Learning and Machine Learning * Explain the applications of deep learning * Use industry standard deep learning frameworks to create deep learning models * Adapt existing deep learning models to new applications

What Will Be Covered


Introduction and applications of Deep Learning Deep Learning python libraries Neural Networks Convolutional neural networks Transfer learning Applications such as medical image processing, smart / IoT applications

Who should attend

Any professional from domains (e.g. healthcare, finance, manufacturing) that need to manage and work with data.

Data engineers, researchers, healthcare professionals and more.

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Lisa Ong

Lisa is with the Software Engineering and Design Practice, StackUp program for National University of Singapore, Institute of Systems Science (NUS-ISS). Lisa has multiple years of extensive experience in software product research and development at Microsoft Corporation (USA). Her background in...


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