The lab is equipped with cable and wireless Lan and Internet connection. It's recommended, for those who do not have an ethernet port on the laptop, to bring a RJ45 adapter in order to take the most of the bandwidth of the connectivity.
During the school we will use Slack as tool for sharing material (e.g. papers, docs, etc...) and for teamwork chat.
Slack could be used on your web browser here: https://slack.com/get-started or downloaded:
If you have selected to receive a laptop from FBK, you do not need to follow these steps as we will set it up for you. Otherwise, please follow these instructions in order to setup your laptop.
If you already have a GNU/Linux distribution installed, skip directly to step 3.
Otherwise, if you want to install one by yourself, we recommend installing Ubuntu 16.04.
You can setup your initial environment with the script you can find at this link.
Download the installer:
Follow the instructions on the screen.
If you are unsure about any setting, accept the defaults. You can change them later. When installation is finished, from the Start menu, open the Anaconda Prompt.
Test your installation, in your Terminal window or Anaconda Prompt, run the command conda list.
For a successful installation, a list of installed packages appears.
Open Anaconda prompt and the install the following packages:
conda install theano
conda install mingw libpython
pip install tensorflow
pip install keras
pip install jupyter notebook
Test it out
python -c "from keras import backend; print(backend._BACKEND)"