1 Why Deep Learning with Structured Data?
This chapter covers
- A high-level overview of deep learning
- Benefits and drawbacks of deep learning
- Introduction to the deep learning software stack
- Structured data vs. unstructured data
- Objections to deep learning with structured data
- Advantages of deep learning with structured data
- Introduction to the code accompanying this book
In the years since 2012 we have witnessed what can only be called a renaissance of artificial intelligence. A discipline that had lost its way in the late 1980’s is important again. What happened?