The course has several objectives. First, you will learn what a GPT model is (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) and how it operates. Additionally, the course will help you refresh your knowledge of linear algebra and calculus concepts that are crucial for deep learning. You’ll learn how to manipulate matrices, perform vector calculus, and solve optimization problems.
Finally, you will learn how gradient descent is used in deep learning. You’ll learn how to train a linear regression model using gradient descent, and you’ll learn how gradient descent is used to optimize neural network parameters. You’ll also gain practical experience by implementing gradient descent algorithms from scratch using Python.
By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts of deep learning. You’ll be well-prepared to continue your deep learning journey and move on to more advanced topics such as Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) and Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs), leading up to training your own GPT model.
- Explain how a GPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) model operates
- Refresh linear algebra and calculus knowledge for deep learning
- Train a linear regression model using gradient descent
Neural Network Fundamentals [3 lessons]
Introduction to the Zero to GPT Course 1hLesson Objectives
- Define what a Generative Pre-trained Transformer (GPT) model is
- Explain how a GPT model operates
- Familiarize oneself with the Dataquest teaching method
- Identify the course prerequisites
Math and NumPy fundamentals 2hLesson Objectives
- Perform vector and matrix operations using NumPy
- Minimize the model error with the normal equation
- Perform element-wise operations on arrays of different shapes using broadcasting
- Calculate the derivative of a function
Gradient Descent 2hLesson Objectives
- Explain the fundamentals of gradient descent
- Train a linear regression model
- Calculate and minimize loss
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