Install CNTK on Windows

https://github.com/Microsoft/CNTK/wiki/Setup-CNTK-Python-Tools-For-Windows

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/product/cognitive-toolkit/model-gallery/

  • To create a new conda environment (e.g. cntk-py34) and activate it, run the following commands from the Windows command shell:
    C:\local\Anaconda3-4.1.1-Windows-x86_64>conda env create --file D:\cntk\cntk\Scripts\install\windows\conda-windows-cntk-py34-environment.yml --name cntk-py34
    activate C:\local\Anaconda3-4.1.1-Windows-x86_64\envs\cntk-py34

Q & A:

Q: Where is vsvarsall.bat?

A: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/33323172/vcvarsall-bat-needed-for-python-to-compile-missing-from-visual-studio-2015-v-1

Q: ImportError: No module named ‘past’

A: https://github.com/Microsoft/CNTK/issues/1149

Q: ImportError: No module named ‘skimage’

A: https://github.com/dmlc/mxnet/issues/1161

Q: ImportError: No module named ‘easydict’

A: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/caffe-users/k8mSzFypJW8

Q: from .utils3_win64.cython_bbox import bbox_overlaps

ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.

A: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/41774223/python-dll-load-failed-the-specified-module-could-not-be-found-on-microsoft-fas

Q: ImportError: No module named ‘cv2’

A: Install OpenCV (http://opencv.org/):

http://docs.opencv.org/3.0-last-rst/doc/tutorials/introduction/windows_install/windows_install.html#windowssetpathandenviromentvariable

For Anaconda:

  1. activate cntk-py34
  2. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24400935/how-could-we-install-opencv-on-anaconda
Install CNTK on Windows

PRML Reading Notes

http://blog.csdn.net/nietzsche2015/article/month/2015/02

https://book.douban.com/review/4533178/

https://www.zhihu.com/question/20970802

https://read01.com/AD4z2J.html

PRML读书会第一章 Introduction

http://blog.csdn.net/duanlangzhuifeng/article/details/18153735

PRML Reading Notes

[Kaggle] House Prices: Advanced Regression Techniques & Bayesian Optimization

https://www.kaggle.com/c/house-prices-advanced-regression-techniques/forums/t/23409/sharing-my-approach-to-motivate-more-discussions

https://www.kaggle.com/jimthompson/house-prices-advanced-regression-techniques/ensemble-model-stacked-model-example/comments

 

Terms Mentioned in the Posts

Kernel Ridge Regression (KRR) & Support Vector Regression (SVR)

Comparison

http://scikit-learn.org/stable/auto_examples/plot_kernel_ridge_regression.html

 

Bayesian Optimization

For automatic parameter tuning.

R package

https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/rBayesianOptimization/rBayesianOptimization.pdf

A well-known python implementation of Bayesian Optimization

https://github.com/JasperSnoek/spearmint

Example using spearmint to train an NN against Kaggle dataset

Bayesian Optimization for Hyperparameter Tuning

 

[Kaggle] House Prices: Advanced Regression Techniques & Bayesian Optimization