Share Your Science: Accelerating Microsoft Cortana and Skype Translator

Research, CUDA, Development Tools & Libraries, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Share Your Science, Speech & Audio Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 12 2016

Alexey Kamenev, Software Engineer at Microsoft Research talks about their open-source Computational Network Toolkit (CNTK) for deep learning, which describes neural networks as a series of computational steps via a directed graph. Kamenev also shares a bit about how they’re using GPUs, the CUDA Toolkit and GPU-accelerated libraries for the variety of Microsoft products that

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OpenGL like Vulkan

GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer, Vulkan

Christoph Kubisch, posted Feb 11 2016

How to make OpenGL usage Vulkan like

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Transitioning from OpenGL to Vulkan

GameWorks, GameWorks Expert Developer, Vulkan

Christoph Kubisch, posted Feb 11 2016

When to transition from OpenGL to Vulkan

With the availability of Vulkan there are now two open graphics APIs that target similar platforms. This brings up the questions which API to choose for new applications, or what to do with existing applications. Just because Vulkan is newer, it doesn’t mean it is always better, nor that OpenGL became an inferior choice over night.

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Autonomous Search-and-Rescue Drones Outperform Humans at Navigating Forest Trails

Features, Research, Defense, GeForce, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 11 2016

In what could one day help find missing people in forests, a team of researchers used deep learning to train an autonomous drone to navigate a previously-unseen trail in a densely wooded forest completely on its own. The researchers from Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence, the University of Zurich, and NCCR Robotics, mounted three GoPro

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Share Your Science: Unraveling Membrane Proteins with GPUs

Features, Research, Bioinformatics & Genomics, CUDA, Medical and LifeSciences, Molecular Dynamics, Share Your Science, SuperComputing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 09 2016

Erik Lindahl, Professor of Biophysics at Stockholm University, talks about using the GPU-accelerated GROMACS application to simulate protein dynamics. This approach helps researchers learn how to design better drugs, combat alcoholism and understand how certain diseases occur. Lindahl mentions they started using CUDA in their work nearly five years ago and now 90% of their

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