Accelerate Recommender Systems with GPUs

CUDA Spotlight, Big Data, CUDA, Machine Learning, Matrix Factorization, Recommender Systems

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 05 2016

Wei Tan, Research Staff Member at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center shares how IBM is using NVIDIA GPUs to accelerate recommender systems, which use ratings or user behavior to recommend new products, items or content to users. Recommender systems are important in applications such as recommending products on retail sites, recommending movies or music on

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Machine Learning to Help the Flint, Michigan Water Crisis

News, Research, Big Data & Data Mining, Cluster / Supercomputing, Higher Education / Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Medical & Life Sciences, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 04 2016

A team of data scientists from Google and University of Michigan have developed an algorithm to help identify which water pipes in Flint, Michigan delivered lead-poisoned water to residents. As with many older cities, there aren’t accurate records for when many of the service lines were installed – of the nearly 8,000 lead service lines

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AI-Powered Flying Camera to Replace Your Selfie Stick

News, Image Processing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Tesla, Video Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 03 2016

After raising $25 million in funding, Beijing-based ZeroZero Robotics came out of stealth mode and launched their Hover Camera just days before the GMIC Beijing 2016 trade show, the ‘CES of China.’ Co-founder MQ Wang, a Stanford PhD alum focused on machine learning and natural language processing, was inspired to create the autonomous Hover Camera

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Bringing Super Mega Baseball to SHIELD

NVIDIA Shield, SHIELD Stories, GameWorks

Christian Zuger, posted May 02 2016

Tight controls and a smooth learning curve have players knocking it out of the park in no time in this arcade baseball simulator, named Polygon’s 2014 Sports Game of the Year.

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GPU-Accelerated Model Details Nuclear Fission

Research, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cluster / Supercomputing, Government / National Labs, Higher Education / Academia, Medical & Life Sciences, physics, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 02 2016

Scientists from University of Washington, Warsaw University of Technology in Poland, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Los Alamos National Laboratory, have developed a model that provides a detailed look at what happens during the last stages of the fission process. According to their research paper, nuclear fission has almost reached the venerable age of 80

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