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Nov 10, 2017   |   Xin Wang, Tristan Webb, Marcel Nassar

Flexpoint: numerical innovation underlying the Intel® Nervana™ Neural Network Processor

We are delighted to announce our research team’s new paper, Flexpoint: an adaptive numerical format for efficient training of deep neural networks, accepted to the 2017 Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) conference. This paper provided a complete description and validation of Flexpoint, the core numerical technology powering the Intel® Nervana™ Neural Network Processor--specialized hardware that…

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Jun 19, 2017   |   Urs Köster

Training Generative Adversarial Networks in Flexpoint

Training Generative Adversarial Networks in Flexpoint With the recent flood of breakthrough products using deep learning for image classification, speech recognition and text understanding, it’s easy to think deep learning is just about supervised learning. But supervised learning requires labels, which most of the world’s data does not have. Instead, unsupervised learning, extracting insights from…

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