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Artificial Intelligence Trounces Humans in Poker Tournament

Ability for program to bluff crucial in big AI tournament win An artificial intelligence (AI) computer program developed by Carnegie Mellon University has soundly defeated four of the world’s top poker players in a 20-day poker competition in Pittsburgh. The AI program, named Libratus, beat the professional poker players by …

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Game Design with Intel Tools Part 2: Parallelizing A* Algorithm

This blog is the second in a four-part series in which the Intel software development tools are used to develop a game. The first blog in the series uses Intel Performance Primitives (IPP) to perform image processing for the game’s splash screen. The first article can be found here. The …

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New Deep Learning SDK from Intel: Open-Source Framework and Tools Boost AI

Deep Learning (DL) is the hottest thing in AI; now Intel offers tools to enable HPC and big-data users to reap the benefits DL offers. Intel has released a series of tools and frameworks designed to make it easier for organizations to expand their use of deep-learning techniques for everything …

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AI Developer Days: View Proceedings from Paris, Munich Conferences

The demand for artificial intelligence (AI) has fueled an explosion in machine learning and Deep Learning functionality for a broad range of applications. To help meet that demand, Intel has held a series of AI Developer days around the world. Topics include Machine Learning, Cognitive Computing, and how to get the …

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Your Valentine Is A Lot Like You, Study Shows

High Performance Computing Research show your mate likely has similar height, weight, and education profile Do you already have a Valentine or still looking for love? New research using high-performance computing (HPC) shows that you are most likely married to or will marry someone who is the same height and has …

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Models, Frameworks Accelerate Deep Learning for Enterprise Big Data

Deep Learning is the cutting edge of AI, but proven data and deployment models and available frameworks make it a solid practical choice for advanced analytics Deep learning techniques are advancing artificial-intelligence based analytics far enough that a team of researchers at MIT has succeeded in getting a computer to …

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Supercomputer To Study Climate Change In US Corn Belt

While many scientists are studying the impact of global warming on the earth’s poles, Purdue researchers are modelling its impact right in their home state of Indiana Researchers are using Purdue University’s new Intel Xeon-based Halstead supercomputer to develop high-resolution models of the climate and potential extreme weather events that …

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Supercomputer Powers Research In Cookstove Pollution

Study Confirms indoor cookstoves cause outdoor pollution, add to climate change About 40 percent of the world’s population use cookstoves that burn solid fuels, such as wood, according to a recent Voice of America article. Scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder and Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, recently …

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New Supercomputer Boosts Gravity Wave Detection

Ripples in space-time first predicted by Einstein over a century ago The Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute) has launched a new Intel Xeon-based supercomputer, named Minerva, which will allow researchers to calculate gravitational waves six times faster than before. Gravitational waves are ripples in the fabric …

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Creating Games Using Intel Tools, Part 1: Starting With Splash Screens

New visualization tools and libraries can simplify the creation of games, and support the gamification of IT. In this four-blog you’ll see how a game is creates from start to finish   Intel has tools that can help create sizzling games. This blog is the first in a series of …

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