PGI 17.7 Delivers OpenACC and CUDA Fortran for Volta GPUs

News, Cluster/Supercomputing, CUDA, OpenACC, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 14 2017

PGI compilers & tools are used by scientists and engineers who develop applications for high-performance computing (HPC) systems.

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AI Drones Help Inspect Industrial Equipment

News, Research, Architecture/Engineering/Construction, Energy/Oil & Gas, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Manufacturing, Robotics, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 13 2017

Avita Systems, a GE Venture, turned to NVIDIA DGX Systems to enable advanced robotic inspection and automated defect recognition services across the oil and gas, transportation, and energy industries.

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New Translator Provides More Human-Like Translations

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Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 31 2017

Germany-based startup DeepL launched a neural machine translator that was preferred by professional (human) translators by a 3-to-1 margin over similar tools.

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Classifying Tattoos with Neural Networks

Features, Research, Cloud, cuDNN, DIGITS, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 29 2017

With nearly 1.5 billion monthly visitors and 346,000 pictures of tattoos, Tattoodo is taking advantage of deep learning to help categorize the growing number of uploaded images.

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Transform Flat Images Into High-Resolution 3D Models

Research, Computer Aided Design (CAD), cuDNN, GeForce, Higher Education/Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 24 2017

Researchers from University of California, Berkeley developed a deep learning-based method that creates a 3D reconstruction from a single 2d color image.

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Microsoft Sets New Speech Recognition Record

Features, Research, Cloud, cuDNN, Higher Education/Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Speech & Audio Processing, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 21 2017

Researchers at Microsoft announced they reached a 5.1% error rate which is a new milestone in reaching human parity for recognizing words in a conversation as well as professional human transcribers.

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Swinburne’s New GPU-Accelerated Supercomputer to Study Gravity

Research, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cluster/Supercomputing, Higher Education/Academia, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 16 2017

Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology announced plans of a new supercomputer that will be used to power research into astrophysics and gravitational waves, with the university seeking to further prove the science behind Einstein’s theory of

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NVIDIA Gives Away More V100s to AI Researchers

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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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