Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit
Developer(s)Microsoft Research
Initial release25 January 2016; 8 years ago (2016-01-25)
Stable release
2.7.0 / 26 April 2019; 5 years ago (2019-04-26)
Written inC++
Operating systemWindows,[1] Linux
TypeLibrary for machine learning and deep learning
LicenseMIT License[2]

Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit,[3] previously known as CNTK and sometimes styled as The Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit, is a deprecated[4] deep learning framework developed by Microsoft Research. Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit describes neural networks as a series of computational steps via a directed graph.

See also


  1. ^ "The Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit - Cognitive Toolkit - CNTK".
  2. ^ CNTK/ at master · Microsoft/CNTK
  3. ^ Linn, Allison (25 October 2016). "Microsoft releases beta of Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit for deep learning advances". Microsoft. Archived from the original on 28 January 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2017. Title: Microsoft releases beta of [no 'The' here] Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit
  4. ^ chrisbasoglu. "CNTK_2_7_Release_Notes - Cognitive Toolkit - CNTK". Retrieved 2020-02-24.

Further reading