Image Classification from scratch without a PhD

Hello folks! Recently I trained a handwritten digit classifier using the MNIST dataset from scratch, and it was an eye-opening experience for me. What looked like magic to me before now is just a few mathematical concepts applied together. I was very excited about how simple the whole process was, and I want to share it with everyone who still wonders what kind of magic is happening inside. All you need to know is a bit of python and a few concepts from high-school math....

February 24, 2021 ยท 26 min