Microsoft today announced that it is making it easier for developers to use its Computational Network Toolkit (CNTK) to build their own deep learning applications. The company first open sourced this toolkit in April 2015, but at the time, it was hosted on Microsoftâs own CodePlex site and was only available under a restrictive academic license. Now, the team is moving the project to GitHub and to the MIT open source license.
While Microsoftâs old license made the project accessible to academics, it wasnât really geared toward production usage and tinkering outside of the academic environment.
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