General schedule

Course overview

  • Sun, July 10: Opening Ceremonies

    • 7:00 am UTC

    • 3:00 pm UTC

  • Week 1

    • Mon, July 11: Basics and Pytorch

    • Tue, July 12: Linear Deep Learning

    • Wed, July 13: Multilayer Perceptrons

    • Thu, July 14: Projects day

    • Fri, July 15: Optimization

  • Week 2

    • Mon, July 18: Regularization

    • Tue, July 19: CNNs and DL Thinking 1

    • Wed, July 20: Modern Convnets

    • Thu, July 21: Generative models (VAEs and GANs)

    • Fri, July 22: Intro to NLP

  • Week 3: Advanced concepts

    • Mon, July 25: Attention and Transformers

    • Tue, July 26: DL Thinking 2 & Half Projects Day (Abstract Writing)

    • Wed, July 27: Unsupervised and Self-supervised learning

    • Thu, July 28: Basic Reinforcement Learning

    • Fri, July 29: Reinforcement Learning for Games & Graduation


Daily coursework schedule

These schedules refer to the coursework time.

General schedule

All days (except W1D4, W3D2, and W3D5) will follow this schedule for course time:

Time (Hour)

Component

0:00-0:15*

Pod discussion I

0:15-1:45

Tutorials I

1:45-2:45

Big break

2:45-4:15

Tutorials II

4:15-4:25

Pod discussion II

4:25-4:30

Reflections & content checks

* : Note that the synchronous coursework session starts at 0:00 with the first pod discussion.

Project time

In addition to course time, each day will have 3 hours of project time. Check the time slot widget to see when project time is scheduled for your slot.

Note: Slots 1, 3, and 4 will not have project time on W1D1.

Schedule of specific days

W1D4: Project Day (Project Proposals)

On this day, we will have a day dedicated to projects!

Time (Hour)

Component

0:00-EOD*

Project Work

* : You will spend both the standard coursework and projects time on projects today. See https://deeplearning.neuromatch.io/projects/docs/project_guidance.html#w1d4-projects-day for more information about the goals of this day.

W3D2: DL Thinking 2 & Half Project Day

Time (Hour)

Component

0:00-0:15

Pod Discussion

0:15-1:45

Tutorials I

1:45-2:45

Big Break

2:45-4:30

Abstract workshop

During next available project time (which could be on the next day):

Time (Hour)

Component

0:00-1:00*

Individual Abstract Editing

1:00-1:45**

Mentor Meeting

1:45-2:00

Break

2:00-2:40

Pod Abstract Swap

2:40-3:00

Finalize Abstract

* : Note that this refers to the start of the projects time, not the coursework time like usual

** : Timing of this mentor meeting may need to vary based on mentor availability

W3D5: Final Day of Course

Slots 1/2/4/5:

Time (Hour)

Lecture

-2:00- -1:00*

Project presentations (slots 1/3/4)

-1:00–0:30

Break (slots 1/3/4)

-0:30-0:00

Intro video & text

0:00-0:15

Pod Discussion I

0:15-1:45

Tutorials I

1:45-2:45

Big break

2:45-4:15

Tutorials II

4:15-4:25

Pod Discussion II

4:25-4:45

Break

4:45-5:15**

Course Review & Feedback

5:15-6:15**

Project presentations (slots 2/5)

6:15-6:30**

Pod farewell

6:30-7:15**

Closing Ceremony/Graduation

* : This is the last hour of projects time for slots 1/3/4

** : Note that these events occur after the normal coursework time.

Course Review & Feedback: We will have a post course survey for both students and TAs (will share the link in discord) - please fill it out during this time!

Pod farewell: This is just a chance for your pod to say goodbye to each other. No structure imposed or requirements here!

Closing Ceremony/Graduation: We will do this all together on crowdcast.

Slot 3:

Time (Hour)

Lecture

-2:15- -1:15*

Project presentations (slot 3)

-1:15–0:30

Break (slot 3)

-0:30-0:00

Intro video & text

0:00-0:15

Pod Discussion I

0:15-1:45

Tutorials I

1:45-2:45

Big break

2:45-4:15

Tutorials II

4:15-4:25

Pod Discussion II

4:25-4:45

Break

4:45-5:15**

Course Review & Feedback

5:15-5:30**

Pod farewell

5:30-6:15**

Closing Ceremony/Graduation

* : This is the last hour and a quarter of projects time for slot 3

** : Note that these events occur after the normal coursework time.

Course Review & Feedback: We will have a post course survey for both students and TAs (will share the link in discord) - please fill it out during this time!

Pod farewell: This is just a chance for your pod to say goodbye to each other. No structure imposed or requirements here!

Closing Ceremony/Graduation: We will do this all together on crowdcast.

Professional Development Panels

Note that these have been scheduled to be before or after the coursework time for each time slot. In some cases, they overlap by 15 - 30 minutes with projects time - please start on projects time late or end early in order to attend these events

  • Wed, July 13: Industry Panel

    • 9:30 am UTC

    • 9:45 pm UTC

  • Wed, July 20: Academia Panel

    • 9:30 am UTC

    • 9:45 pm UTC

  • Wed, July 27: Accessibility & Inclusion Panel

    • 9:30 am UTC

    • 9:45 pm UTC