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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Epic Games and NVIDIA VR Funhouse Game Jam

GameWorks, VRWorks, VR

David Coombes, posted Sep 06 2016

Last week we announced the release of our VR Funhouse Mod Kit allowing developers and hobbyists to create new experiences using Unreal Engine with integrated VRWorks and GameWorks technologies. This week, we are excited to announce a VR Funhouse Game Jam in partnership with Epic Games, Valve and HTC in Hamburg, Germany on the MS Bleichen (September 24-26).

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Artificial Intelligence Helps Grade Exams 90% Faster

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

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 06 2016

Four UC Berkeley researchers developed a program to help grade papers during their time working as teaching assistants – and now, they’ve added artificial intelligence to their app to help instructors speed up the grading process. The team launched the online grading app Gradescope two years ago and have accumulated 10 million answers to around

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GPUs Help Find a Massive New Reef Hiding Behind Great Barrier Reef

Research, Climate/Weather/Ocean Modeling, CUDA, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 02 2016

Australian scientists made a significant discovery hiding behind the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. The discovery was made using cutting-edge surveying technology, which revealed vast fields of doughnut-shaped mounds measuring up to 300 meters across and up to 10 meters deep. “We’ve known about these geological structures in the northern Great Barrier Reef since the 1970s and

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