CUDA Development for Jetson with NVIDIA Nsight Eclipse Edition

Features, CUDA, Debugging, Jetson, Jetson TX2, NSight Eclipse Edition, Profiling, tools

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 19 2017

NVIDIA Nsight Eclipse Edition is a full-featured, integrated development environment that lets you easily develop CUDA applications for either your local (x86) system or a remote (x86 or ARM) target. In this post, I will walk you through the process of remote-developing CUDA applications for the NVIDIA Jetson TX2, an ARM-based development kit. Note that […]

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AI Composer Creates Music for Films and Games

News, CUDA, cuDNN, GeForce, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment, Signal / Audio Processing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 16 2017

AIVA Technologies, one of the leading startups in the field of AI music composition, developed a deep learning-based system that is the world’s first non-human to officially acquire the worldwide status of Composer. AIVA is registered under the France and Luxembourg authors’ right society (SACEM), where all of its works reside with a copyright to

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NVIDIA Jetson TX2: The New Gold Standard for AI at the Edge

Features, News, CUDA, cuDNN, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Jetson, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Robotics

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 07 2017

The newest member of the Jetson family — Jetson TX2 — offers a comprehensive solution to challenges faced by developers looking to push the boundaries of AI at the edge. The credit card-sized Jetson TX2 is the world’s leading high-performance, low-power embedded platform. It features a 256-core NVIDIA Pascal GPU, a hex-core ARMv8 64-bit CPU

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Google Uses AI to Diagnose Breast Cancer

Features, Research, CUDA, GeForce, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Medical Imaging, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 03 2017

Google researchers developed a deep learning-based framework that automatically identifies tumors. “What we’ve trained is just a little sliver of software that helps with one part of a very complex series of tasks,” said Lily Peng, the project manager behind Google’s work. “There will hopefully be more and more of these tools that help doctors

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AI System Beats Pros at Texas Hold’em

News, Research, Big Data & Data Mining, CUDA, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Mar 02 2017

A team of researchers from University of Alberta, Charles University in Prague and Czech Technical University developed an AI system called DeepStack that defeated professional poker players, making it the first computer program to beat professional players in heads-up no-limit Texas hold’em poker. “Poker has been a longstanding challenge problem in artificial intelligence,” says Michael

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Pro Tip: cuBLAS Strided Batched Matrix Multiply

Research, Algorithms & Numerical Techniques, CUDA, Education & Training, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 28 2017

There’s a new computational workhorse in town. For decades, general matrix-matrix multiply—known as GEMM in Basic Linear Algebra Subroutines (BLAS) libraries—has been a standard benchmark for computational performance. GEMM is possibly the most optimized and widely used routine in scientific computing. Expert implementations are available for every architecture and quickly achieve the peak performance of

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Pro Tip: cuBLAS Strided Batched Matrix Multiply

CUDA Pro Tip, CUBLAS, CUDA, CUDA 8, Deep Learning, Linear Algebra, Machine Learning, Tensors

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 27 2017

There’s a new computational workhorse in town. For decades, general matrix-matrix multiply—known as GEMM in Basic Linear Algebra Subroutines (BLAS) libraries—has been a standard benchmark for computational performance. GEMM is possibly the most optimized and widely used routine in scientific computing. Expert implementations are available for every architecture and quickly achieve the peak performance of […]

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Create Realistic Synthetic Faces That Look Older With Deep Learning

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

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 24 2017

Developers from Orange Labs in France developed a deep learning system that can quickly make young faces look older, and older faces look younger. A number of techniques already exist, but they are expensive and time consuming. Using CUDA, Tesla K40 GPUs and cuDNN for the deep learning work, they trained their neural network on

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Self-Taught AI Bot Beat Professional Players at Super Smash Bros

Features, News, CUDA, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 24 2017

Students from MIT and New York University developed an AI bot that ended up teaching itself in two weeks to beat professional gamers during the Genesis 4 Super Smash Bros tournament last month. The AI, nicknamed Phillip, was originally trained with CUDA, Tesla K20/TITAN X GPUs and the TensorFlow deep learning framework – but the

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Automatically Detect Nuclear Power Plant Cracks With Deep Learning

Research, Architecture/Engineering/Construction, CUDA, cuDNN, Energy/Oil & Gas, GeForce, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Manufacturing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Feb 22 2017

Researchers from Purdue University developed a deep learning-based system to automatically detect cracks in the steel components of nuclear power plants and has been shown to be more accurate than other automated systems. “Periodic inspection of the components of nuclear power plants is important to avoid accidents and ensure safe operation,” said Mohammad R. Jahanshahi,

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