Yahoo enters artificial intelligence race with CaffeOnSpark

Newcomer to AI game Yahoo enters artificial intelligence race with CaffeOnSpark February 29, 2016 Gabriela Motroc #artificial intelligence #open source #spark Artificial intelligence image via Shutterstock Yahoo is the latest tech giant to create a deep learning system for developing predictive applications such as image or speech recognition. CaffeOnSpark is able to perform ‘deep learning’ on the massive amount of data kept in the company’s Hadoop file system. The new internally-built software is now available on GitHub. The aim of CaffeOnSpark is to allow deep learning training and testing to be embedded into Spark applications, Yahoo wrote in the official announcement of its software. The company explained that deep learning represents a critical capability required by its product teams to acquire intelligence from huge amounts of online data. Yahoo created…


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