Google Research opens source for its machine learning framework ‘TensorFlow’

Google has open sourced TensorFlow, a key algorithm that helps it with voice recognition, image search with Google Photos and several projects in automated image captioning. According to a post in its official blog, Jeff Dean, Senior Google Fellow, and Rajat Monga, Technical Lead at Google Research said “we’re proud to announce the open source release of TensorFlow – our second-generation machine learning system, specifically designed to correct these shortcomings.” According to Google Research, TensorFlow is general, flexible, portable, easy-to-use, and completely open source. The blogpost added that this move has happened while improving upon DistBelief’s speed, scalability, and production readiness. The post added that according to some benchmarks, TensorFlow is twice as fast as DistBelief. According to a post in the Christian Science Monitor, a neural network allows the Google Photos app…


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