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Deep Learning for Robotics Hands-on Workshop

Thu, Oct 10 | Z-Park Silicon Valley

Time & Location

Oct 10, 2019, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Z-Park Silicon Valley, 4500 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA

About the Event

Instructors: Dr. Kiran Gunnam, Dr. Koji Seto, Dr. Osso Vahabzadeh

What you will learn / Topics that will be covered:

  1. Intuitive Treatment
    • Overview of Robotics and Deep Learning
    • Convolutional Neural Network (CNN)
    • Deep Reinforcement Learning and Imitation Learning
    • Introduction to ROS and Point Cloud Library (PCL)
    • Applications: Object Detection, Path Planning
    • Graph-based Deep Learning (Geometric Deep Learning)
  2. In-depth Treatment
    • Object Detection with CNN
    • Path Planning using Deep Reinforcement Learning
  3. Hands-on Practice
    • Object Detection
  4. Project
    • Path Planning

Target Audiences: Engineers, researchers, practitioners and students who are interested in deep learning and their implementations on GPUs in Robotics applications. This workshop will particularly benefit people who intend to build Robotics applications using deep learning techniques on top of a solid understanding of underlying algorithms.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Machine Learning, and familiarity with Python and Tensorflow basics

Upon completion of this course, you’ll be able to build Robotics applications using deep learning techniques to start solving real-world problems such as object detection and path planning in autonomous vehicles.