Open-Access Visual Search Tool for Satellite Imagery

News, Research, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 26 2016

A new project by Carnegie Mellon University researchers provides journalists, citizen scientists, and other researchers with the ability to quickly scan large geographical regions for specific visual features. Simply click on a feature in the satellite imagery – a baseball diamond, cul-de-sac, tennis court – and Terrapattern will find other things that look similar in the

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“Fitbit for Cows” Uses Deep Learning to Provide Insights for Dairy Farmers

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 25 2016

To meet the demand of the world’s growing population, farmers need to improve the productivity of their herds. Amsterdam-based Connecterra recently raised nearly $2 million to further develop their GPU-accelerated deep learning solution that consists of a wearable device that monitors each animal in the herd and transmits the data to a cloud platform for

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Share Your Science: Visualizing 200M Cybersecurity Alerts Daily with GPUs

Features, Research, Big Data & Data Mining, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Defense, Development Tools & Libraries, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Share Your Science

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 20 2016

Joshua Patterson, principal data scientist of Accenture Labs shares how his team is using NVIDIA GPUs and GPU-accelerated libraries to quickly detect security threats by analyzing anomalies in large-scale network graphs. “When we can move 4 billion node graphs onto a GPU and have the shared memory of all the other GPUs and have that

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Cleaning Up Radioactive Waste from World War II With Supercomputing

Features, Research, Cluster / Supercomputing, Computational Chemistry, Defense, Government / National Labs, Higher Education / Academia, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 19 2016

The Handford site in southeastern Washington is the largest radioactive waste site in the United Sates and is still awaiting cleanup after more than 70 years. Cleaning up radioactive waste is extremely complicated since some elements stay radioactive for thousands of years. Scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and six universities: The State University of

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