Piotr Mirowski (of Microsoft Bing London) presented Review of Auto-Encoders to the Computational Intelligence Unconference 2014, with our Deep Learning stream. These are his slides. Original link here: https://piotrmirowski.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/piotrmirowski_ciunconf_2014_reviewautoencoders.pptx
He also has Matlab-based tutorial on auto-encoders available here:
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