SONY Breaks ResNet-50 Training Record with NVIDIA V100 Tensor Core GPUs

Accelerated Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Features, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, CUDA, cuDNN, Development Tools & Libraries, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 13 2018

Researchers from SONY today announced a new speed record for training ImageNet/ResNet 50 in only 224 seconds (three minutes and 44 seconds) with 75 percent accuracy using 2,100 NVIDIA Tesla V100 Tensor Core GPUs.

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NVIDIA DGX-2 Accelerates Weather Forecasting

Accelerated Computing, Features, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 12 2018

Today, weather agencies and other organizations such as wind farms, airports, logistic centers, marine operations and many others run customized weather forecasts on complex computing clusters across multiple nodes.

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NVIDIA AI Inference Performance Milestones: Delivering Leading Throughput, Latency and Efficiency

Accelerated Computing, Features, Computer Graphics & Visualization, Computer Vision & Machine Vision

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 12 2018

Inference is where AI-based applications really go to work. Object recognition, image classification, natural language processing, and recommendation engines are but a few of the growing number of applications made smarter by AI.

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Gordon Bell Finalist Displays Earthquake Simulator at SC 18

Accelerated Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Features, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, Government/National Labs, Higher Education/Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Simulation

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 12 2018

During a large earthquake, energy rips through the ground in the form of seismic waves that can cause serious harm on densely populated areas.The effects of earthquakes can be difficult to predict, and even the best modeling and simulation techniq

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Imaging the Earth’s Interior with the Summit Supercomputer

Accelerated Computing, Cluster/Supercomputing, Government/National Labs, Higher Education/Academia

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 09 2018

In a new video, Jeroen Tromp a professor in the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University describes how he and his team are imaging the earth’s interior with Summit, the world’s fastest supercomputer.

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NVIDIA To Host AI Tech Summit at NIPS

Accelerated Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, conference, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, NVIDIA Research

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 09 2018

At the thirty-second Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) in Montreal, Canada, NVIDIA will host the NVIDIA AI Tech Summit, a half-day workshop about how GPU-accelerated computing is transforming the landscape of computational

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CUDA on Turing Opens New GPU Compute Possibilities

Accelerated Computing, CUDA, Game Development, RTX 2070, trie, Turing, Volta

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 07 2018

The Turing architecture introduces so many cool new features that it’s easy to miss the quiet revolution in GPU programming that it also represents: all of the features introduced with Volta now exist in a GeForce product.

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Generating New Insights about Opioids with the Summit Supercomputer

Accelerated Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics & Genomics, Cluster/Supercomputing, Genomics, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 06 2018

The opioid crisis has become one of the worst epidemics in U.S. history, claiming thousands of lives every year. In 2016, over 50,000 people died from opioid overdoses, and in 2017 it is predicted that over 72,000 people died from drug overdoses.

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Accelerated Ray Tracing in One Weekend in CUDA

Accelerated Computing, Design & Visualization, C++, CUDA, Game Development, ray tracing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 05 2018

Recent announcements of NVIDIA’s new Turing GPUs, RTX technology, and Microsoft’s DirectX Ray Tracing have spurred a renewed interest in ray tracing. Using these technologies vastly simplifies the ability to write applications using ray tracing.

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AI System Trained to Recognize New Galaxies

Accelerated Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision & Machine Vision, cuDNN, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Nov 01 2018

Researchers from the University of Western Australia have developed a deep learning system that can identify galaxies in deep space.

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