The Department of Management Sciences of the Tippie College of Business is hosting their weekly seminar on this Friday. The speaker for this week's seminar is Prof. Tianbao Yang from Computer Science at the University of Iowa. 

Location: Room C107 Pappajohn's Business Building
Date: Friday October 7
Time: 2:30 - 3:20 PM


Improving the Generalization of Deep Learning


Deep learning has brought tremendous success in many areas with the help of big data. However, when the data is not sufficient, the question of how to improve the generalization of deep learning remains a challenge. In this talk, I will present our recent work on improving the generalization of deep learning.  Specifically, I will present how to learn a deep, intricate neural network for fine-grained image classification where big-labeled data is difficult to obtain. I will also present a technique called evolutional dropout for improving the generalization of deep learning and the convergence speed of optimizing deep neural networks.  

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