Researchers and Robots Swarm Japan’s RoboCup Competition

Deep Learning, Intelligent Machines, Jetson

Lan Malin, posted Aug 10 2017

Some robots played soccer. Others tackled picking and packing duties in a simulated warehouse. Still others competed to see which could tackle household chores, like setting the table.

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NVIDIA Gives Away More V100s to AI Researchers

Events, Research, Higher Education/Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 09 2017

After surprising some of the top AI researchers with the first Tesla V100 GPU accelerators last month at CVPR, NVIDIA struck again by handing out 15 more to researchers at the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) in Sydney.  Given out

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NVIDIA Deep Learning SDK Update for Volta Now Available

News, Research, cuDNN, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, NCCL, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 08 2017

At GTC 2017, NVIDIA announced Volta optimized updates to the NVIDIA Deep Learning SDK. Today, we’re making these updates available as free downloads to members of the NVIDIA Developer Program.

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Scaling TensorFlow and Caffe to 256 GPUs

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

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 08 2017

IBM Research unveiled a “Distributed Deep Learning” (DDL) library that enables cuDNN-accelerated deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow, Caffe, Torch and Chainer to scale to tens of IBM servers leveraging hundreds of GPUs.

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Deep Learning Hyperparameter Optimization with Competing Objectives

Research, Financial Services, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 07 2017

Learn how to use SigOpt’s Bayesian optimization platform to jointly optimize competing objectives in deep learning pipelines on NVIDIA GPUs more than ten times faster than traditional approaches like random search.

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