Implementing HDR in ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’

GameWorks Expert Developer, GameWorks, HDR, Tomb Raider

Holger Gruen, posted May 12 2016

Authors: Jeroen Soethoudt (Nixxes), Jurjen Katsman (Nixxes) and Holger Gruen(NVIDIA)

This blog explores how we added support for true HDR to a real-time 3D application, focusing on the challenges tied to game development.

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Fast Spectral Graph Partitioning on GPUs

Features, CUDA, Graph Algorithms, Graph Analytics, nvGRAPH

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 12 2016

Graphs are mathematical structures used to model many types of relationships and processes in physical, biological, social and information systems. They are also used in the solution of various high-performance computing and data analytics problems. The computational requirements of large-scale graph processing for cyberanalytics, genomics, social network analysis and other fields demand powerful and efficient computing performance that only accelerators

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Amazon Releases Open-Source Deep Learning Software

News, Research, Cloud, Development Tools & Libraries, Image Processing, Internet / Communications, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 11 2016

With hundreds of millions of customers shopping daily on Amazon, it’s critical they help them discover the right product from their massive catalog of products. Amazon’s Deep Scalable Sparse Tensor Network Engine (DSSTNE or “Destiny”) is a deep learning framework built from the ground up to help researchers develop search and recommendation systems. With multi-GPU

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Scientists Gather at University of Delaware for OpenACC Hackathon

Events, Research, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Government / National Labs, Higher Education / Academia, Medical & Life Sciences, OpenACC, physics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 10 2016

Oak Ridge National Lab, NVIDIA and PGI launched the OpenACC Hackathon initiative last year to help scientists accelerate applications on GPUs. OpenACC was selected as a primary tool since it offers acceleration without significant programming effort and works great with existing application codes. University of Delaware (UDEL) hosted a five-day Hackathon last week. Selected teams

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Share Your Science: Visualizing Protein Structures with High Performance Computing

Research, Big Data & Data Mining, Cluster / Supercomputing, Higher Education / Academia, Medical & Life Sciences, Share Your Science, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 09 2016

Dr. Wojtek Goscinski, High Performance Computing Manager at the Monash University eResearch Center, shares how his team is using supercomputers accelerated by NVIDIA Tesla GPUs to process and analyze big data to create visualizations of large-scale molecular datasets. Dr. Goscinski mentions they are able to process their data within hours with GPUs as opposed to

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