Neural networks are Monads, which can be created by composing higher order functions. Along with the Monad, we also provide an Applicative type class, to perform multiple calculations in parallel.
Neural networks are programs, too. All Scala features, including functions, expressions and control flows, are available in neural networks, which can be even evaluated step by step in a Jupyter Notebook.
DeepLearning.scala supports plugins. There are various plugins providing algorithms, models, hyperparameters or other features. You can share your own plugins as simple as creating a Github Gist.
DeepLearning.scala is an open source deep-learning toolkit in Scala created by our colleagues at ThoughtWorks. We're excited about this project because it uses differentiable functional programming to create and compose neural networks; a developer simply writes code in Scala with static typing.
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Head of ThoughtWorksBig Data and AI Team
With 15 years of enterprise architecture and management consulting experience. To help many large enterprises to optimize business processes, build a digital enterprise architecture, to achieve business agility.
Lead Consultant of ThoughtWorksBig Data Team
Founded Binding.scala and DeepLearning.scala. He now focuses on applying meta-programming and functional programming paradigms in different domains.
ThoughtWorks Big Data Chief Scientist
More than ten years of coding experience, good at data management, data mining and machine learning. Committed to solving the problem with beautiful theory.
Major contributor of DeepLearning.scala framework
Also major contributor of contributor of:
Scalaz & RAII.scala & TryT.scala & Future.scala. He also has some experience in Machine Learning.
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