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Introduction to OpenMP* on YouTube*

Tim Mattson (Intel) has authored an extensive series of excellent videos as in introduction to OpenMP*.

Authored by Mike P. (Intel) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 19:51
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Advanced Computer Concepts for the (Not So) Common Chef: The Home Kitchen

Since that brief aside on terminology is out of the way, let us continue with the kitchen analogy.

Authored by Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:10
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Caffe* Training on Multi-node Distributed-memory Systems Based on Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 Family

Caffe is a deep learning framework developed by the Berkeley Vision and Learning Center (BVLC) and one of the most popular community frameworks for image recognition. Caffe is often used as a benchmark together with AlexNet*, a neural network topology for image recognition, and ImageNet*, a database of labeled images.
Authored by Gennady F. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/05/2019 - 14:54
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Can You Write a Vectorized Reduction Operation?

I can. And if you read this post you will also be able to write one, too. (Might be a cool party trick or a sucker bet to make a little cash.)
Authored by Clay B. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 18:08
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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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Pipeline and the Efficient Chef (Part 1)

Advanced computer concepts for the (not so) common Chef

Authored by Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 19:14
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Improve Vectorization Performance with Intel® AVX-512

See how the new Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 512CD and the Intel AVX512F subsets (available in the Intel® Xeon Phi processor and in future Intel Xeon processors) lets the compiler automatically generate vector code with no changes to the code.
Authored by Alberto V. (Intel) Last updated on 07/08/2019 - 19:26
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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
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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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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