Microsoft CNTK Workshop

Date: Tuesday, October 30 2018, 09:00-17:00
Location: LRZ Building, Garching near Munich, Boltzmannstr. 1, Hörsaal H.E.009 & Seminarraum 1 H.E.008

The workshop will introduce CNTK, a machine learning toolkit developed by Microsoft. CNTK empowers you to harness the intelligence within massive datasets through deep learning by providing scaling, speed, and accuracy with commercial grade quality and compatibility with the programming languages and algorithms you already use.  The workshop will also cover Microsoft Azure, a collection of cloud services for building, deploying and managing intelligent applications through a network of datacentres.

Preliminary Agenda:

Presentation 09:00-12:00

Hörsaal, main lecture hall, open to everyone.

Introduction to Azure

  • Datacenters
  • Network
  • Offerings

Introduction to CNTK

  • Your first DNN in CNTK
  • Programming concepts (Python, C++, C#)
  • CNTK examples at Microsoft
Workshop, hands-on 13:00-17:00

Seminarraum 1, registered attendees only.

  • Azure development environment
  • CNNs & RNNs
  • MPI
  • Current & future AI offerings at LRZ
  • DGX-1 examples

Please bring your own laptop for the hands-on session (no special software installation required).

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of DNN's
Language: English
Teachers: tbd.
Registration: Via LRZ registration form. Please choose course HMSC1W18.