Baidu.com (BIDU) Debuts New Deep Learning Benchmark Tool DeepBench

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here. Baidu Research, a division of Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU), announced DeepBench, a benchmarking tool for evaluating the performance of deep learning operations across hardware platforms. The announcement was made at the O’Reilly AI Conference by Greg Diamos and Sharan Narang of Baidu Research’s Silicon Valley AI Lab. “Deep learning developers and researchers want to train neural networks as fast as possible. Right now we are limited by computing performance,” said Dr. Diamos. “The first step in improving performance is to measure it, so we created DeepBench and are opening it up to the deep learning community. We believe that tracking performance on different hardware platforms will help processor designers…


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