Data Mining 2:
Artificial Neural Networks and Deep Learning

Lecture in Summer 2017



On this web page you can find information about the lecture "Data Mining 2: Artificial Neural Networks and Deep Learning" that is given by Christian Borgelt in summer 2017 at the University of Konstanz. This page will be updated in the course of the semester.

Type of activity: Lecture/Exercise Lesson
Semester week hours: 2+1
Credits: 5
Language: German or English according to preference
Requirements: Data Mining 1 or Analysis and Visualization of Information
Certificate: Written exam (2 hours), see Exam


Learning Objectives:

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Times and Rooms

From the fourth semester week on, there will be two exercise lessons. The content of these exercise lessons will be the same; so only one of them needs to be attended.

Day of the Week Time Room Start
Lecture Monday 15:15 - 16:45 hours R512 24.04.2017
Exercise Lesson 1 Tuesday 13:30 - 15:00 hours M1101 02.05.2017
Exercise Lesson 2 Thursday 15:15 - 16:45 hours D247 18.05.2017
(exercise lessons only every other week!)
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If you have questions about the lecture or the exercises, please refer (by email or in person in office Z811) to:

There are no formal office hours. Simply check whether the office door is open (Z811)!

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Exam Admission

The lecture is accompanied by exercise sheets. At the beginning of each exercise lesson, the exercises are voted for. By voting for an exercise, one expresses one's willingness to present something about it. (Suggestions for a solution will be discussed, they need not be correct right away.) To the exam will be admitted, who


The first exam for the lecture will be a written exam, taking place on

Friday, 04.08.2017, 10:00 to 12:00 hours, in Room R512.

The second exam for the lecture will be a written exam, taking place on

Wednesday, 18.10.2017, 10:00 to 12:00 hours, in Room C425.

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Lecture Slides

Lecture slides (in English, version 2017.07.30, 429 slides).

nn.pdf (3619 kb) one slide per page
nn4.pdf (3550 kb) four slides per page, two by two
nn4s.pdf (3549 kb) four slides per page, four by one (12028 kb) LaTeX and METAPOST source files
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Exercise Sheets

Here you can find all already prepared exercise sheets as well as the corresponding earliest exercise lesson date at which these exercise sheets will be discussed. However, the exercise sheets may, depending on how the exercise lessons proceed, be (partially) discussed later than the stated date.

Supplementary material:

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© 2017 Christian Borgelt