# Deep Learning with Python

## Understand the basics of deep learning and explore how Python's TensorFlow and Keras libraries can be used for creating deep learning models.

By Kevin McAleer, 2 Minutes

## Introduction

Deep Learning is a subfield of machine learning that uses algorithms inspired by the structure and function of the brain’s neural networks. Python provides libraries like TensorFlow and Keras which makes it a great language for deep learning. This lesson will introduce the basics of deep learning and how to use TensorFlow and Keras for creating deep learning models.

## Learning Objectives

- Understand what deep learning is and its relation to artificial neural networks.
- Learn how to use the TensorFlow and Keras libraries for deep learning.

### What is Deep Learning?

Deep learning is a machine learning technique that teaches computers to do what comes naturally to humans: learn by example. It is a key technology behind driverless cars, enabling them to recognize a stop sign, or to distinguish a pedestrian from a lamppost.

### Introduction to TensorFlow

TensorFlow is a free and open-source software library for machine learning and artificial intelligence. It can be used across a range of tasks but has a particular focus on training and inference of deep neural networks.

```
import tensorflow as tf
# Create a constant tensor
hello = tf.constant('Hello, TensorFlow!')
# To access a Tensor value, call numpy().
print(hello.numpy())
```

### Introduction to Keras

Keras is a user-friendly neural network library written in Python. It is capable of running on top of TensorFlow. Keras makes it really for ML beginners to build and design a neural network.

```
from keras.models import Sequential
from keras.layers import Dense
# Define the model
model = Sequential()
# Add model layers
model.add(Dense(units=64, activation='relu', input_dim=100))
model.add(Dense(units=10, activation='softmax'))
# Compile the model
model.compile(loss='categorical_crossentropy', optimizer='adam', metrics=['accuracy'])
```

## Summary

In this lesson, you’ve learned about the basics of deep learning and its relation to artificial neural networks. We introduced TensorFlow, a library for large-scale machine learning, and Keras, a high-level neural networks API that runs on top of TensorFlow. These powerful tools open up a wide range of possibilities for training deep learning models.

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