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Profiling Python Code with Intel Vtune Amplifier

Even experienced Python programmers fall into coding traps once in a while. To help find out what’s really going on, watch this video where Intel’s Lead Technical Consulting Engineer Kevin O’Leary provides a hands-on demo showing how to use Intel VTune Amplifier to find hot spots in Python code that …

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Intel Python… and some Lesser Known Packages

Beyond NumPy and SciPy, library packages that deliver useful functions Intel Python comes with approximately 95 of the Anaconda packages compared to the 700 available with Anaconda. If you install the full Anaconda you get 150 packages and the rest can be installed using conda. If you want to see …

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Deep Learning, Python and Intel Libraries: A Chat with Intel’s Kent Moffat

Automating the drudgery of repetitive tasks is one of the key applications of Deep Learning, a subset of machine learning. In this interview with Go Parallel Editor Michael Krieger, Intel Sr Product Manager Kent Moffat discusses how developers can take advantage of the new Intel Distribution for Python and libraries that …

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Deep Neural Networks Accelerated by Intel MKL-DNN

Easing image recognition, new cognitive tasks through new extensions to Intel Math Kernel Library (MKL) One area of AI that is becoming increasingly popular is Deep Neural Networks. Put simply, they are made of multiple layers with one or more hidden layers in a neural network between the input and …

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Improving Data Compression: a Parallel Algorithm for “Shannon Entropy”

A great deal of my personal research is in the area of data compression. I have been doing this type of research for about 20 years. A closely-related topic is data entropy. Data entropy is similar to the thermodynamic entropy that many people think of. The higher the data entropy, …

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Intel Python… and some Lesser Known Packages

Beyond NumPy and SciPy, library packages that deliver useful functions Intel Python comes with approximately 95 of the Anaconda packages compared to the 700 available with Anaconda. If you install the full Anaconda you get 150 packages and the rest can be installed using conda. If you want to see …

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Open-source Telemetry Platform Gives Staples Near-Real-Time eCommerce Analytics

Intel’s Open-Source Snap platform can automate management, security and lifecycle management of cloud assets Intel corp. has announced the shipment of release 1.0 of Snap, the datacenter telemetry framework announced in December that Intel predicted would be a key step toward the automated management, security and lifecycle management of cloud-based …

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Army Corps of Engineers gain Two New Xeon, Xeon Phi Supercomputers

Corps of Engineers plans to use the Crays to model floods, recover from environmental and chemical disasters, and learn how to keep sand out of helicopter engines. The Dept. of Defense has announced $26 million contract for a Cray XC40 supercomputer system to increase the compute power behind the U.S. …

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Deep Neural Networks Accelerated by Intel MKL-DNN

Easing image recognition, new cognitive tasks through new extensions to Intel Math Kernel Library (MKL) One area of AI that is becoming increasingly popular is Deep Neural Networks. Put simply, they are made of multiple layers with one or more hidden layers in a neural network between the input and …

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