Introduction to Computing with GPUs for Data Science

Workshop | February 1 – 8, 2016 every Monday | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall Speaker/Performer: Christopher Paciorek, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley Sponsor: Department of Statistics An introduction to using GPUs for highly-parallelized computation instatistics / data science / machine learning contexts.Session 1: Monday, Feb. 1, 4:10 – 5:30 pm in Evans 1011* Introduction to GPU resources that are available (Savio, Amazon EC2)* Basics of using GPUs with C, R, and PythonSession 2: Monday Feb. 8, 4:10 – 5:30 pm in Evans 1011* Use of packages such as Caffe, TensorFlow, etc. that use GPUs forback-end computation* Discussion of use cases by those using GPUs currently* Optimizing GPU usageThe workshop will be an introduction to using GPUs and will assume noprevious knowledge of GPUs. I will assume familiarity with either R,C, or Python…


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