Microsoft Puts Deep Learning Toolkit On Github

Tech giant Microsoft has decided to open-source its deep learning toolkit, in a move which makes the company stand out from bitter rival Google. On Monday Microsoft announced that its internal deep learning toolkit would be released on GitHub, marking further progress in the company’s open-source sharing initiative. Microsoft releases efficient deep learning toolkit on GitHub The Computational Network Toolkit (CNTK) is a unified deep learning toolkit that defines neural networks as a series of computational steps using a directed graph. According to Microsoft the system has proven far more efficient than competing tools such as Google’s TensorFlow. So far the company has used CNTK internally in its work on speech recognition products such as Cortana. However executives maintain that it could be useful to a huge number of users, not…


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