Lecture 5, Jan. 22, 2015. Pylearn2 primer

We will cover how to install Pylearn2 on a machine which already meets the requirements. For information on how to install prerequisites, refer to your platform-specific documentation.


  • Theano (bleeding-edge installation) and its dependencies
  • PyYAML
  • PIL (for some image-related functionalities
  • setuptools or distribute

More information available here.

Lecture material

Slides and code presented at this lecture can be found at Vincent’s class repository.

The easiest way to follow along, given that you have Pylearn2 installed, is to clone the whole repo and change directory into lectures/2015_01_22.


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