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Deep Learning Study Group

Summer 2023

Jun 21, 2023


Aug 23, 2023

Application/Registration Deadlines

Jun 13, 2023


Erdős members / alumni who have completed a prior Erdős Data Science Project



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Weekly group meetings about deep learning, using the first 10 chapters of the FastAI book as the foundation (
The course content will be self-taught -- participants will read the assigned chapter for the week before the group meeting. The meeting will be used to ask each other questions and to spark discussion about applications of deep learning in data science careers.

Instructional Team


Lindsay Warrenburg

Head of Technical Interview Prep @ Erdős

Office Hours:

as needed


Preferred Contact:


Feel free to Slack me with any questions!


- Learn the basics of deep learning
- Understand how deep learning is used in industry
- Feel comfortable with deep learning code (PyTorch and FastAI)

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First Steps/Prerequisites

Participants must have completed the data science bootcamp before taking this course.

First Steps

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Program Content

Welcome to the deep learning study group!
Please note that all of the lectures are based on the content in Jeremy Howard and Sylvain Gugger's fastai course ( and corresponding fastai book ( The copyright of the fastai material is:

title={Deep Learning for Coders with Fastai and Pytorch: AI Applications Without a PhD},
author={Howard, J. and Gugger, S.},
publisher={O'Reilly Media, Incorporated}

The 10 notebooks in the Erdős repo contain summaries I created of the fastai content in order to consolidate the material and serve as a good review.

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Project/Homework Instructions


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