PGI Community Edition 17.4 Now Available

News, Cluster / Supercomputing, CUDA, Higher Education / Academia, OpenACC, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 23 2017

PGI compilers and tools are used by scientists and engineers who develop applications for high-performance computing (HPC) systems. They deliver world-class multicore CPU performance, an easy on-ramp to GPU computing with OpenACC directives, and performance portability across all major HPC platforms. New update now available at no cost. PGI 17.4 Community Edition No-cost license to

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Tsinghua University Wins Eighth Student Cluster Championship

Events, News, Cluster / Supercomputing, Higher Education / Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 23 2017

Tsinghua University became the only team to achieve a Triple Crown victory by winning supercomputing competitions at ISC, SC (Supercomputing Conference) and ASC (Asia Student Supercomputer Challenge), and have won eight championships in total — this is their third win at the ISC High Performance Conference. Using Tesla P100 GPU accelerators, the Tsinghua team was

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AI Helps Manufacturers Identify Product Defects

News, Cloud, cuDNN, GeForce, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Manufacturing, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 22 2017

A California-based startup called Instrumental developed an intelligent AI inspection system to help manufactures identify product defects on the assembly line. The California-based startup, founded by two form Apple engineers have raised over $10 million to make it easier to manufacture electronics and head off complicated problems before they start costing companies thousands of dollars

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Nsight Visual Studio Edition 5.3 released with support for OpenVR/HTC Vive, Visual Studio 2017, and Microsoft Hybrid laptops

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Robert Bischof, posted Jun 21 2017

Nsight Visual Studio Edition 5.3 is available for download under the NVIDIA Registered Developer Program.

This release provides developers frame debugging and profiling support for Direct3D 9/11/12, OpenGL, and Vulkan applications with newly added support for OpenVR, Visual Studio 2017, Microsoft Hybrid laptops, and the latest Pascal GPUs.

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Predicting Bond Energies with AI

Research, Computational Chemistry, cuDNN, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Higher Education / Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 20 2017

University of Notre Dame researchers developed a deep learning-based system that can accurately determine bond energies. “Neural networks can be used to make quantitative models of chemical concepts that are not possible with just quantum mechanics,” explains John Parkhill, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana and co-author

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