The SO Seminar is a usually monthly event developed in the period from September to July and organised with the support of FIB-Barcelona School of Informatics, UPC BarcelonaTech.

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  • Large-scale machine learning in cancer and brain research: new applications that will drive future supercomputing systems 

    Stevens, Rick (2016-09-10)
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    In this talk I’ll discuss the DOE/NCI cancer research co-design projects that are a key part of the Presidential Moonshot Cancer Initiative and the brain connectome project at the heart of the National Brain Observatory ...
  • The Fourth paradigm - data-intensive scientific discovery and open science 

    Hey, Tony (2016-09-10)
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    There is broad recognition within the scientific community that the ongoing deluge of scientific data is fundamentally transforming almost all areas of academic research. A wide variety of researchers —from scientists and ...
  • Talk 2: Recurrent neural nets and differentiable memory mechanism 

    Vinyals, Oriol (2016-09-10)
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    This past year, RNNs have seen a lot of attention as powerful models that are able to decode sequences from signals. The key component of such methods are the use of a recurrent neural network architecture that is trained ...
  • Talk 1: Convolutional neural networks against the curse of dimensionality 

    Bruna, Joan (2016-09-10)
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    Convolutional Neural Networks are a powerful class of non-linear representations that have shown through numerous supervised learning tasks their ability to extract rich information from images, speech and text, with ...
  • Semantic systems and visual tools to analyze climate change communication 

    Scharl, Arno (2016-09-10)
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    Given the intense attention that environmental topics such as climate change attract in news and social media coverage, key questions are how different stakeholders perceive observable threats and policy options, how public ...
  • Advances in GPU architecture for deep learning and scientific computing 

    Parienté, Frédéric (2016-09-10)
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    The talk will cover the recent NVIDIA product announcements made at the GTC'16 conference, and how the Pascal GPU and NVLink interconnect technologies greatly improve multi-GPU performance and efficiency in deep learning ...
  • Semantically ordered parallel execution of multiprocessor programs 

    Sohi, Guri (2016-09-10)
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    Nondeterministic execution of conventional, multithreaded programs complicates multiprocessor programming and system use in general. To eliminate nondeterminism from multiprocessor programs, we propose an ordered approach. ...
  • Towards real-time CFD simulation of in-flight icing 

    Habashi, Wagdi G. (2016-09-10)
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    Despite the concerted efforts of manufacturers and certification agencies, incidents and accidents continue to happen to aircraft certificated to “Fly Into Known Icing”, falsely thought of as being “immune to in-flight ...
  • VIPS: simple, efficient, and scalable cache coherence 

    Ros, Alberto (2016-09-10)
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    Directory-based cache coherence is the de-facto standard for scalable shared-memory multi/many-cores and significant effort is invested in reducing its overhead. However, directory area and complexity optimizations are ...
  • Adaptive, efficient, parallel execution of parallel programs 

    Sohi, Guri (2016-09-10)
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    Future parallel processors will be heterogeneous, be increasingly less reliable, and operate in dynamically changing operating conditions. This will result in a constantly varying pool of hardware resources which can greatly ...

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