This page is about the skill Neural Networks, which is one of more than 40 technical skills you can assess on Alooba. The Neural Networks subject is about a subcategory of Machine Learning algorithms that have become more popular recently after certain advances in hardware and software optimizations. The applications are broad and cover topics that are very difficult to tackle with other Machine Learning algorithms (like speech and text recognition, image segmentation and more). Participants need to demonstrate knowledge of basic structures of Neural Networks (like Perceptron), be able to classify different Neural Networks into categories and be knowledgeable of the differences between different NN structures (like Convolutional Neural Networks, Multi Layer Perceptrons, GANs and more). Lastly, participants should be able to talk about the hardware and software advances that made NNs a reality (adding GPUs to hardware and more).
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The Neural Networks skill assesses knowledge of topics like Activation Function, Batch normalization, Bias, Convolutional Neural Networks, Convolution Matrix, Model Evaluation, Overfitting & Weights and Biases.
Neural Networks is a commonly assessed skill for roles such as Data Scientist, Machine Learning Engineer & Data Science Manager.
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Neural Networks can be assessed through the Concepts & Knowledge test & Free Response test. The Free Response Test includes different answer options like written responses, video answers and diagram answers.
Yes, you can add your own Neural Networks questions via the question bank.
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