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OpenMP* and the Intel® IPP Library

How to configure OpenMP in the Intel IPP library to maximize multi-threaded performance of the Intel IPP primitives.
Authored by Last updated on 07/31/2019 - 14:30
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OpenMP* 5.0 support in Intel® Compiler 18.0

OpenMP 5.0 is the next version of the OpenMP specification which should be officially released in 2018.

Authored by Igor V. (Intel) Last updated on 03/09/2019 - 12:30
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Scale-Up Implementation of a Transportation Network Using Ant Colony Optimization (ACO)

In this article an OpenMP* based implementation of the Ant Colony Optimization algorithm was analyzed for bottlenecks with Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE 2016 together with improvements using hybrid MPI-OpenMP and Intel® Threading Building Blocks were introduced to achieve efficient scaling across a four-socket Intel® Xeon® processor E7-8890 v4 processor-based system.
Authored by Sunny G. (Intel) Last updated on 07/05/2019 - 19:10
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Fine-Tuning Optimization for a Numerical Method for Hyperbolic Equations Applied to a Porous Media Flow Problem with Intel® Tools

This paper presents an analysis for potential optimization for a Godunov-type semi-discrete central scheme, for a particular hyperbolic problem implicated in porous media flow, using OpenMP* and Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2.
Authored by Last updated on 07/03/2019 - 20:00
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Caffe* Optimized for Intel® Architecture: Applying Modern Code Techniques

This paper demonstrates a special version of Caffe* — a deep learning framework originally developed by the Berkeley Vision and Learning Center (BVLC) — that is optimized for Intel® architecture.
Authored by Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:40
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The Unfairness of Good Syntax

The unfairness of good syntax - bad syntax is a problem; good syntax is not a solution.
Authored by Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 11:17
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Thread Parallelism in Cython*

Cython* is a superset of Python* that additionally supports C functions and C types on variable and class attributes. Cython generates C extension modules, which can be used by the main Python program using the import statement.
Authored by Nguyen, Loc Q (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:30
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Intel® Xeon Phi™ Processor 7200 Family Memory Management Optimizations

This paper examines software performance optimization for an implementation of a non-library version of DGEMM executing on the Intel® Xeon Phi™ processor (code-named Knights Landing, with acronym K

Authored by Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:30
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Caffe* Scoring Optimization for Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 Series

    In continued efforts to optimize Deep Learning workloads on Intel® architecture, our engineers explore various paths leading to the maximum performance.

Authored by Gennady F. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 03/21/2019 - 12:28
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Hybrid Parallelism: A MiniFE* Case Study

This case study examines the situation where the problem decomposition is the same for threading as it is for Message Passing Interface* (MPI); that is, the threading parallelism is elevated to the same level as MPI parallelism.
Authored by David M. Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:40