Race Track Concordance Charts google
One way to help keep track of things from the perspective of a particular driver, rather than the race leader, is to rebase the origin of the x-axis relative to the that driver. …

TensorFlow google
TensorFlow is an interface for expressing machine learning algorithms, and an implementation for executing such algorithms. A computation expressed using TensorFlow can be executed with little or no change on a wide variety of heterogeneous systems, ranging from mobile devices such as phones and tablets up to large-scale distributed systems of hundreds of machines and thousands of computational devices such as GPU cards. The system is flexible and can be used to express a wide variety of algorithms, including training and inference algorithms for deep neural network models, and it has been used for conducting research and for deploying machine learning systems into production across more than a dozen areas of computer science and other fields, including speech recognition, computer vision, robotics, information retrieval, natural language processing, geographic information extraction, and computational drug discovery. This paper describes the TensorFlow interface and an implementation of that interface that we have built at Google. The TensorFlow API and a reference implementation were released as an open-source package under the Apache 2.0 license in November, 2015 and are available at http://www.tensorflow.org. …

Image Processing Language for Performance Portability on Heterogeneous Systems (ImageCL) google
Modern computer systems typically conbine multicore CPUs with accelerators like GPUs for inproved performance and energy efficiency. However, these sys- tems suffer from poor performance portability, code tuned for one device must be retuned to achieve high performance on another. Image processing is increas- ing in importance , with applications ranging from seismology and medicine to Photoshop. Based on our experience with medical image processing, we propose ImageCL, a high-level domain-specific language and source-to-source compiler, targeting heterogeneous hardware. ImageCL resembles OpenCL, but abstracts away per- formance optimization details, allowing the programmer to focus on algorithm development, rather than performance tuning. The latter is left to our source-to- source compiler and auto-tuner. From high-level ImageCL kernels, our source- to-source compiler can generate multiple OpenCL implementations with different optimizations applied. We rely on auto-tuning rather than machine models or ex- pert programmer knowledge to determine which optimizations to apply, making our tuning procedure highly robust. Furthermore, we can generate high perform- ing implementations for different devices from a single source code, thereby im- proving performance portability. We evaluate our approach on three image processing benchmarks, on different GPU and CPU devices, and are able to outperform other state of the art solutions in several cases, achieving speedups of up to 4.57x. …

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