[ml] pybrain and deep nets next?

Mike Schachter mike at mindmech.com
Tue Aug 2 21:57:45 PDT 2011

I just went through the (mildly painful) process of installing
the latest version of Python/Numpy/Scipy/PyBrain on my
mac and wrote down the instructions:


If you can, please get things installed before showing up
tomorrow. If not - no problem, we'll work through it!


On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 11:00 PM, Mike Schachter <mike at mindmech.com> wrote:
> Also, as I go through the installation process for myself,
> I'm taking notes on the wiki we can all use:
> https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/PyBrain
> On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 10:30 PM, Mike Schachter <mike at mindmech.com> wrote:
>> (Carrying on this conversation from previous threads)
>> Unless anyone objects, it seems like deep nets are the
>> way to go...
>> Next week I figure a good thing to do is to have an
>> installfest and start experimenting with PyBrain:
>> http://pybrain.org
>> They claim to have implementation of deep belief nets and
>> restricted boltzmann machines. We should work off of their
>> latest source code, accessible via git:
>> git clone git://github.com/pybrain/pybrain.git
>> An alleged example using RBM's can be found in
>> in examples/unsupervised/rbm.py, which we should
>> all examine at some point.
>> I just joined their mailing list, and will probably be asking
>> them questions about the implementation. Their mailing
>> list is accessible through their google groups page:
>> http://groups.google.com/group/pybrain
>> So, see everybody Wednesday!
>>  mike

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