I had an interesting discussion today with a few PhD students from my group. I was reminiscing about how the world of analytics looked before…

## Matrix Calculus: The Mathematics of ‘Learning’

Over the years, I’ve worked with talented Data Scientist’s who’s backgrounds weren’t in typical quantitative disciplines, such as mathematics or statistics. I’ve had the privilege of…

## Deep Learning? Take a Deep Breath!

Are you planning to jump on the shiny Deep Learning bandwagon? Have you taken a sip of the tasty Deep Learning Kool-Aid? There have been…

## Deep Learning – Deeply Limited?

From a mathematical perspective, Deep Learning can effectively be defined as: The application of a set of complex geometric transformations to map the input space…

## How to Implement an Artificial Neural Network: An Intuitive Sojourn

The premise of this article is to discuss the intuition behind training an ANN. There will be no maths and no code, just discussion of some of…