Predicting Aggressive Prostate Cancer with AI

Research, CUDA, GeForce, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 13 2017

University of Alberta scientists developed a deep learning-based prostate cancer diagnostic platform that only uses a single drop of blood which will allow men to bypass the current painful biopsy methods. Using a GTX 1060 GPU, CUDA and the MathWorks Neural Network Toolbox, the scientists’ trained their model on information from millions of cancer cell

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GOAI: Open GPU-Accelerated Data Analytics

Features, Analytics, Big Data, Database, Machine Learning, Python

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 12 2017

Recently, Continuum Analytics, H2O.ai, and MapD announced the formation of the GPU Open Analytics Initiative (GOAI). GOAI—also joined by BlazingDB, Graphistry and the Gunrock project from the University of California, Davis—aims to create open frameworks that allow developers and data scientists to build applications using standard data formats and APIs on GPUs. Bringing standard analytics data […]

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GOAI: GPU Open Analytics Initiative

News, Research, Big Data & Data Mining, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 12 2017

Continuum Analytics, H2O.ai, and MapD recently announced the formation of the GPU Open Analytics Initiative (GOAI) to create common data frameworks enabling developers and statistical researchers to accelerate data science on GPUs. GOAI, also joined by BlazingDB, Graphistry and Gunrock from UC Davis, will foster the development of a data science ecosystem on GPUs by allowing

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AI App Identifies Plants and Animals In Seconds

News, Research, cuDNN, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 09 2017

The popular website for nature lovers, iNaturalist.org is launching a deep learning-based app that automatically identifies plants and animals down to the species level. Founded in 2008 by students at University of California, Berkeley and recently acquired by the California Academy of Sciences, iNaturalist has until now been solely a crowdsourcing site. Users upload a

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Facebook Trains ImageNet in 1 Hour

Research, Cluster / Supercomputing, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 08 2017

Facebook published a paper today detailing how they are able to train nearly 1.3 million images in under an hour using 256 Tesla P100 GPUs that previously took days on a single system.      The team reduced the training time of a ResNet-50 deep learning model on ImageNet from 29 hours to one – which

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