Nvidia builds connections to AI researchers

Nvidia appointed the Kaiserslautern, Germany, based institution a GPU Research Center. In Nvidia’s parlance, GPU Research Centers are institutions who apply Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) in specific research areas. The GPU manufacturer is rather picky with this attribute; only leading scientific institutes receive Nvidia’s appointment. The DFKI has been selected for its outstanding research activities in the areas of text, image, video and social media analysis with GPU hardware as the underlying computing technology. In particular, the Sentibank visual sentiment analysis contributed to Nvidia’s move. Sentibank has been further developed by DFKI. Being the first German Deep Learning research institute admitted to the elitist circle of GPU Research Centers, DFKI scientists now have preferred access to hardware and software under development from Nvidia as well as to scientific exchange platforms…


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