Uncovering Treatments for Addiction and Depression with GPU-Accelerated Supercomputing

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 22 2016

A team lead by Cornell University researchers are using the Titan Supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to study mechanisms of sodium-powered transporters in cell-to-cell communications. Harel Weinstein’s lab at the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University have constructed complex 3D molecular models of a specific family of neurotransmitter transporters called neurotransmitter sodium symporters

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NVIDIA Announces New Deep Learning Software for Developers

Features, News, Automotive, CUDA, cuDNN, Defense, Development Tools & Libraries, DIGITS, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Video Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 20 2016

Just in time for the International Supercomputing show (ISC 2016) and International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2016), NVIDIA announced three new deep learning software tools for data scientists and developers to make the most of the vast opportunities in deep learning. NVIDIA DIGITS 4   A new workflow for training object detection neural networks

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Autonomous Robot Starts Work as Office Manager

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 17 2016

Programmed with the latest artificial intelligence software, Betty will spend the next two months working as an office manager at Transport Systems Catapult monitoring staff and check environmental conditions. The robot, developed by engineers at the University of Birmingham, uses NVIDIA GPUs for various forms of computer vision — like feature extraction — and 3D

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Autonomous Robotic Surgery Moving to Reality, With Help of GPUs

Corporate, GPU Computing, Science, Social Impact

Lan Malin, posted Jun 17 2016

When you’re headed into surgery, you want a doc with unmatched skill, proven experience and steady hands. Or maybe just a really good robot. Researchers at the Children’s National Medical Center, in Washington, D.C., are advancing this pursuit by having robot surgeons perform soft-tissue operations autonomously. A Guiding “Hand” Robot-assisted surgery can be traced back […]

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New App Uses Deep Learning to Suggest Emojis

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 16 2016

Dango is a new mobile that automatically suggests the best emoji, stickers and GIF images to include in your text conversations. The app relies on a neural network to understand the context of your conversation and predict the best visuals to help you communicate. To do this, the developers used the Theano deep learning framework

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