A.3 Installing Recommended Packages
Once we got the above up and running, from within RStudio, we need to install a few packages which we’re going to use during the course of this course. Execute the following commands in the R console (bottom-left Rstudio pane):
What is more, in order to be able to play with neural networks, we will need some Python environment, for example the Anaconda Distribution Python 3.x, see https://www.anaconda.com/distribution/.
Do not download Python 2.7.
Installation instructions can be found at https://docs.anaconda.com/anaconda/install/. This is required for the R packages tensorflow and keras, see https://tensorflow.rstudio.com/installation/. Once this is installed, execute the following R commands in the console: