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Learning Gradient Descent Basics

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Total time needed: ~37 minutes
Learning Objectives
Learn about a key concept in optimization and set a solid foundation for learning Machine Learning and Deep Learning
Potential Use Cases
Optimization; learning ML & DL
Target Audience
BEGINNER
Go through the following annotated items in order:
VIDEO 1. Gradient Descent explained by Andrew Ng
This video is part of the Deep Learning specialization by Andrew Ng, and clearly explains gradient descent concept.
12 minutes
ARTICLE 2. Gradient Descent Clearly Explained (If you prefer to read)
A quality article from Khan Academy for people who prefer reading.
15 minutes
ARTICLE 3. Wikipedia - Derivative
Wikipedia helps user grasp the big picture, and then you could decide for yourself if you need to learn further.
5 minutes
VIDEO 4. Khan Academy - Calculus 101
Freely available resource of good quality.
10 minutes
ARTICLE 5. Wikipedia - Mathematical Optimization
Wikipedia helps user grasp the big picture, and then you could decide for yourself if you need to learn further.
5 minutes

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