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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Unified Memory for CUDA Beginners

Features, Beginner, CUDA C++, Kepler, pascal, Unified Memory

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 19 2017

My previous introductory post, “An Even Easier Introduction to CUDA C++“, introduced the basics of CUDA programming by showing how to write a simple program that allocated two arrays of numbers in memory accessible to the GPU and then added them together on the GPU. To do this, I introduced you to Unified Memory, which […]

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Developer Voices

News, Developer Voices

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 16 2017

We love seeing all of the NVIDIA GPU-related tweets – here’s some that we came across this week: When you receive news that you get 45k extra to spend on GPU hardware. #bayer #deeplearning pic.twitter.com/3on4R0jydh — Ken Heyndrickx (@KenScience) June 10, 2017 Great to be working Just landed on my desk! More #GPU power for

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Facebook Training AI Bots to Negotiate with Humans

Features, Research, CUDA, Internet / Communications, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 15 2017

Researchers at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR) published a paper introducing AI-based dialog agents that can negotiate and compromise. In a new blog post, Facebook explains how existing chatbots can hold short conversations and perform simple tasks such as booking a restaurant – but building machines that can hold meaningful conversations with people is challenging

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New Zealand Building GPU-Accelerated Petaflop Supercomputer

News, Research, Climate/Weather/Ocean Modeling, Cluster / Supercomputing, Higher Education / Academia, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 14 2017

New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) is upgrading their supercomputers with three new energy efficient systems that will be used for weather forecasting and climate research. $18 million will be used to purchase three Cray systems, the most powerful being the 1.4 petaflop Cray XC50 supercomputer equipped with NVIDIA Tesla P100

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