GPU-Accelerated Model Reveals Details of Nuclear Fission

Research, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cluster / Supercomputing, Government / National Labs, Higher Education / Academia, Medical & Life Sciences, physics, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 02 2016

Scientists from University of Washington, Warsaw University of Technology in Poland, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory, have developed a model that provides a detailed look at what happens during the last stages of the fission process. According to their research paper, nuclear fission has almost reached the venerable age of 80

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Creating Realistic Materials for the Hyundai Genesis

News, Automotive, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Graphics & Visualization, GTC

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 29 2016

At the 2016 GPU Technology Conference (GTC), Hyundai presented how they used GPU-accelerated design software to create a full set of virtual materials for the exterior and interior of the Hyundai Genesis G380. David Nikel, Digital Model Manager at Hyundai California Design Studio, explained the challenges involved in creating and refining new realistic materials, and

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Share Your Science: Finding Interesting Statistics from Massive Datasets

Research, Algorithms & Numerical Techniques, Big Data & Data Mining, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Higher Education / Academia, Share Your Science, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 27 2016

Adam McLaughlin, PhD student at Georgia Tech shares how he is using NVIDIA Tesla GPUs for his research on Betweenness Centrality – a graph analytics algorithm that tracks the most important vertices within a network. This can be applied to a broad range of applications, such as finding the head of a crime ring or

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OpenAI Creates a Gym to Train Your AI

News, Research, Higher Education / Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Python, Robotics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 27 2016

Open AI, a non-profit artificial intelligence research company backed by Elon Musk, launched a toolkit for developing and comparing reinforcement learning algorithms. OpenAI Gym is a suite of environments that include simulated robotic tasks and Atari games as well as a website for people to post their results and share code. OpenAI researcher John Schulman

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Algorithm Achieves Better Accuracy Than Humans at Reading Lips

Research, Higher Education / Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla, Video Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 26 2016

Researchers at the University of East Anglia in the UK developed an algorithm that is able to interpret mouthed words with a greater degree of accuracy than human lip readers. Using Tesla K80 GPUs, the researchers trained a deep learning model to recognize mouth shapes corresponding to certain sounds as they are spoken, without any audio input

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