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DATE | 2015-06-09¡@11:10-12:00 |

PLACE | ¼Æ¾Ç¨t3178 |

SPEAKER | Mr. Arnaud Bergeron¡]¡^ |

TITLE | Theano - A Mathematical Expression Compiler |

ABSTRACT | Abstract: Theano is a compiler for mathematical expression in Python that combines the convenience of NumPy's syntax with the speed of compiled code. The user defines mathematical expressions using a functional API and this build a graph. After, certain operations can be performed on the graph such as symbolic differentiation. Before performing a computation Theano optimizes the graph and translates expressions into C++ or GPU code and compiles them. Because of its numpy-like interface, Theano is the basis of a wide range of projects going from neural networks to bayesian models. |