New Pascal GPUs Accelerate Inference in the Data Center

Features, Datacenter, Hyperscale, pascal, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 12 2016

Artificial intelligence is already more ubiquitous than many people realize. Applications of AI abound, many of them powered by complex deep neural networks trained on massive data using GPUs. These applications understand when you talk to them; they can answer questions; and they can help you find information in ways you couldn’t before. Pinterest image

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Latest NVIDIA JetPack Developer Tools Will Double Your Deep Learning Performance

Features, News, Research, CUDA, cuDNN, Embedded, Image Recognition, Jetson, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Robotics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 12 2016

Today NVIDIA released a major update of the JetPack SDK with new developer tools and libraries that doubles the performance of deep learning applications on the Jetson TX1 Developer Kit, the world’s highest performance platform for deep learning on embedded systems. JetPack 2.3 is available as a free download and is focused on making it

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Deep Learning May Soon Assist Pro Football Coaches

Research, CUDA, cuDNN, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla, Video Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 08 2016

An Oregon State University professor is training his GPU-accelerated neural network to understand and coach football. “AI will revolutionize sports,” said Alan Fern, lead researcher and computer science professor at Oregon State University. Using CUDA, Tesla K80 GPUs, and the cuDNN versions of Caffe and Torch deep learning frameworks, Fern trained his model on video

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Deep Learning in a Nutshell: Reinforcement Learning

Features, Deep Learning, Deep Neural Networks, Machine Learning, Reinforcement Learning

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 08 2016

This post is Part 4 of the Deep Learning in a Nutshell series, in which I’ll dive into reinforcement learning, a type of machine learning in which agents take actions in an environment aimed at maximizing their cumulative reward. Deep Learning in a Nutshell posts offer a high-level overview of essential concepts in deep learning.

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Share Your Science: Improving the Geolocation Accuracy of Aerial and Orbital Imagery with GPUs

Research, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, CUDA, Defense, Government / National Labs, Image Recognition, Share Your Science, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 07 2016

Devin White, Senior Researcher at Oak Ridge National Laboratory shares how they are using GPUs to improve the geolocation accuracy of imagery collected by a satellite, manned aircraft, or an unmanned aerial system. Using Tesla K80 GPUs and CUDA, the researchers in the Geographic Information Science and Technology Group at ORNL developed a sensor-agnostic, plugin-based

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