Key Deep Learning Architectures: AlexNet

AlexNet [2012, paper by Krizhevsky et al.]

Main ideas

Why it is important

Brief description

ReLU nonlinearity

The benefits of ReLU (excerpt from the paper)

Local response normalization

Local response normalization formula from the paper
An example of local response normalization made in Excel by me.

Overlapping pooling

Overlapping pooling of the kind used by AlexNet. Source.

Data augmentation

Test time data augmentation



AlexNet architecture from paper. Color labeling is mine.

Additional readings

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