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Demystifying Deep Learning — Roberto Paredes Palacios

Deep Learning (DL) is becoming a big tsunami in the Machine Learning community. This talk aims at introducing DL, its motivation and main techniques. However, part of this talk is also devoted to demystify DL. What are the main advantages but also the main drawbacks of DL?. And what are the key issues that the practitioners have to consider?

Roberto Paredes is an Associate Professor at Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos y Computación DSIC of the Universidad Poliécnica de Valencia UPV. He belongs to the Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technologies Research Centre PRHLT. Roberto Paredes is the Director of the PRHLT and the President of the Spanish AERFAI Association. His main research interests are around the statistical learning, machine learning and more recently neural networks and deep learning.