In this tutorial I am going to show you how to set up CUDA 7, cuDNN, caffe and DIGITS on a g2.2xlarge EC2 instance (running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit) and how to get started with DIGITS. For illustrating DIGITS’ application I use a current Kaggle competition about detecting diabetic retinopathy and its state from fluorescein angiography.
Convolutional Deep Neural Networks for Image Classification
For classification or regression on images you have two choices:
- Feature engineering and upon that translating an image into a vector
- Relying on a convolutional DNN to figure out the features