Microsoft Sets New Speech Recognition Record

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 21 2017

Researchers at Microsoft announced they reached a 5.1% error rate which is a new milestone in reaching human parity for recognizing words in a conversation as well as professional human transcribers.

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Scaling Keras Model Training to Multiple GPUs

Research, cuDNN, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 17 2017

Keras is a powerful deep learning meta-framework which sits on top of existing frameworks such as TensorFlow and Theano. Keras is highly productive for developers; it often requires 50% less code to define a model than native APIs of deep learning fr

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Swinburne’s New GPU-Accelerated Supercomputer to Study Gravity

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 16 2017

Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology announced plans of a new supercomputer that will be used to power research into astrophysics and gravitational waves, with the university seeking to further prove the science behind Einstein’s theory of

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Linking OpenGL for Server-Side Rendering

News, Computer Graphics & Visualization

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 16 2017

Visualization is a great tool for understanding large amounts of data, but transferring the data from an HPC system or from the cloud to a local workstation for analysis can be a painful experience.

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Artificial Intelligence Helps Identify Plant Species for Science

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 15 2017

Researchers from the Costa Rica Institute of Technology and French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development developed a deep learning algorithm to automatically identify plant specimens that have been pressed, dried and mounted on h

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