Microsoft PIX Adds NVIDIA GPU Counters

GameWorks, DirectX 12

David Coombes, posted Mar 28 2017

At GDC 17 Microsoft announced the addition of NVIDIA hardware performance counters to PIX. PIX is Microsoft's DirectX 12 performance tuning and debugging tool for game developers. The counters are implemented using PerfWorks, NVIDIA's C++ API. Nearly 300 counters are exposed giving developers a deeper insight into the performance and rendering of their applications than was previously possible.

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Developer Spotlight: Automated Biomedical Image Annotation

Research, Cluster / Supercomputing, Developer Spotlight, Government / National Labs, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Neuroscience, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 24 2017

Ishtar Nyawira, a data science intern at the Pittsburgh Supercomputer Center shares how she is using deep learning and the GPU-accelerated Bridges supercomputer to automate the process of biological image annotation from high-resolution scanning electron microscope (SEM) imagery. The goal of the project is to ultimately understand how the neurons in our brains are wired.

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AI System Helps Detect and Manage Traffic Incidents

Research, Big Data & Data Mining, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 23 2017

Iowa State University researchers are developing a deep learning-based system to help the Iowa Department of Transportation improve incident detection and support operator decision-making. “There is more data than you could ever imagine coming out of this system,” said Neal Hawkins, the associate director of Iowa State’s Institute for Transportation. “We’re getting data every 20

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Deep Learning for Games

GameWorks Expert Developer

David Coombes, posted Mar 23 2017

Deep learning, a branch of artificial intelligence is revolutionizing modern computing. It is being used to develop solutions that range from improved cancer screening to self-driving cars. It has been used to create art, play games and deliver customer insights. NVIDIA brought presentations, demos and training materials to GDC17.

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Automatically Remove Backgrounds From Images

Features, Research, cuDNN, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 22 2017

Researchers from Adobe, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign developed a deep learning-based method that clips objects from photos and videos. Researchers have developed a number of different artificially intelligent programs to automatically subtract a background from an image, but most are based on colors. When presented

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