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Intel Partners to Personalize Medicine to Fight Disease, Better Prosthetics, Aid Genomics

Three different but related efforts demonstrate the power of HPC in customizing medical advances to individual needs

Intel partnerships are putting ‘personal’ back in medicine with new wearables to aid Huntington’s victims, HPC-level genome decoding, and 3D-printed smart brace for young scoliosis victims, as outlined in this blog by Slashdot…

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Intel, HP Enterprise Team to Create High Performance Computing (HPC) Centers

Centers of Excellence (CoE) designed to ease enterprise, research adoption of HPC platforms

Intel and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have teamed forces to bring the best of their respective HPC offerings including ProLiant Xeon Phi and Apollo Xeon-based servers to help grow this important market segment, according to this brief by…

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Rewriting AI code for more parallelization yields huge performance boost

Xeon Phi boosts image-recognition 50x, general purpose Xeon CPUs net over 25x increase in performance

Less than 5% of today’s workloads run on CPU/GPU combinations today, but Intel has demonstrated how recoding for its Xeon Phi processor along with Xeon CPUs can yield dramatic performance boosts, as outlined in this…

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Using Intel Data Analytics Acceleration Library (DAAL) for Regression Training

Part 2 of our four-part series on machine learning shows how to do regression training and testing with DAAL

Intel Parallel Studio includes many useful libraries including DAAL, which accelerates machine learning coding, as demonstrated in this video blog from Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker

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Machine Learning with “Pattern” for Python

Open Source web-mining module from University of Antwerp speeds data mining, network analysis, natural language processing

With a continued focus on machine learning, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton blogs about a new tool from Belgian researchers aptly called Pattern, and how to use it to enhance your Python code

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MIT Labs “Milk” C/C++ to speed Big Data Jobs

OpenMP extension dubbed “Milk” designed to speed big data processing by 3-4 x without changing languages

Big Data developers need not turn to new languages such as “R” to get the job done, thanks to C++ extensions MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have made by augmenting OpenMP, according…

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NSF Awards $110 Million Grant for Research Access to Supercomputing

XSEDE project provides access to nearly a dozen university supercomputers

Thousands of scientists and researchers will continue to benefit from the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), which received a big boost from NSF according to this brief from Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Wylie Wong

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Deep Learning with Python TensorFlow

Revealing hidden patterns as part of machine learning systems

Using artificial neural networks, Deep Learning aims to yield ‘artificial intelligence-like’ results by finding hidden patterns, as demonstrated in this blog by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton

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Getting Started with Machine Learning and Parallel Studio

First installment of four-part series looks at different types of machine learning and when to use each approach

With Machine Learning increasingly in the news, Slashdot Media Contributing Editor Rick Leinecker takes an in-depth look at how to employ Intel Parallel Studio to create a machine learning application. Part 1…

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US Energy Dept Funds Supercomputer Access for Manufacturing Projects

HPC for Manufacturing program to fund 13 grants for clean energy manufacturing and improve US economic competitiveness

Three leading US labs will provide access and expertise for manufacturing firms to improve products and better compete in global markets thanks to US DOE grants, according to this brief by Slashdot Media…

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