Getting Started With the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit

In this section the different ways to install CNTK from precompiled binaries are explained. If you want to build CNTK from source code, the required steps are described here.

Once you've installed CNTK, we recommend you try the tutorial or example sections of the documentation.

You may use CNTK via Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine offering (Windows and Linux) or install it as a Docker container (Linux). See the corresponding sections: