Deep Learning Fall 2019: Foundations of Deep Learning


Mondays 4:30 pm-7:00pm at SAMSI, Research Triangle Park, NC, beginning Monday, August 26, 2019
No class during week of Thanksgiving (November 25, 2019)
Last class: Monday, December 2, 2019

Instructor: This course will be taught by: David Banks, Professor on the Practice of Statistics, Duke University & Director, SAMSI

Course Outline:
This course is being offered in conjunction with the SAMSI semester-long research program on the Course on Deep Learning will start with a review of standard neural networks, and then progress to modern deep learning, including convolutional neural networks, recursive neural networks, generative adversarial networks, and various kinds of autoencoders. We shall discuss training strategies, architecture search, regularization and quantization.


  • NCSU – MA 810.001 / ST 810 005
  • UNC-CH – STOR  894.001 and MATH 892.001
  • Duke STA 790.01 / MA 790-71.01

** NOTE: Planning for this course is ongoing. As more information becomes available, it will be posted here. **