AI Hardware

IBM Systems Research: AI and Hybrid Cloud Can Advance Only as Far as Hardware Can Take Them

IBM Research plays a crucial role in advancing the foundational technology needed to support the artificial intelligence (AI) and hybrid cloud technologies driving IBM’s strategic business goals.

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VLSI 2020: IBM Research Highlights Nanosheet, AI Processor and Photonics Advances

At VLSI 2020, IBM Research is spotlighting key developments for hybrid cloud infrastructure and AI, marked by improvements in performance, energy efficiency, area scaling, and new workloads.

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Fulfilling Brain-inspired Hyperdimensional Computing with In-memory Computing

Scientists around the world are inspired by the brain and strive to mimic its abilities in the development of technology. Our research team at IBM Research Europe in Zurich shares this fascination and took inspiration from the cerebral attributes of neuronal circuits like hyperdimensionality to create a novel in-memory hyperdimensional computing system.   The most […]

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Iso-accuracy Deep Learning Inference with In-memory Computing

Can analog AI hardware support deep learning inference without compromising accuracy? Our research team at IBM Research Europe in Zurich thought so when we started developing a groundbreaking technique that achieves both energy efficiency and high accuracy on deep neural network computations using phase-change memory devices. We believe this could be a way forward in […]

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IBM Research at SPIE 2020: New Architectures and Fabrications for AI Hardware

IBM Research had 21 papers accepted to SPIE, and throughout the four-day conference IBM researchers will present on topics ranging from EUV lithography, patterning materials, etch, selective deposition, and novel device integration.

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IBM Research AI Hardware Center marks first birthday with explosive gains in AI computation

One year ago, we announced the creation of the IBM Research AI Hardware Center, a global research hub headquartered in Albany, New York. Building on work of the last few years, the launch of the Center initiated the next phase in a long-term effort to combine evolving, fundamental advances in AI with new computing accelerators, […]

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Extending 8-bit training breakthroughs to the toughest deep learning models

At NeurIPS 2019, IBM Research continues to advance its 8-bit training platform to improve performance and maintain accuracy for the most challenging emerging deep learning models.

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The path to the “perfect” analog material and system: IBM at IEDM and NeurIPS

Researchers from the IBM AI Hardware Center will showcase at IEDM and NeurIPS new analog devices, algorithmic and architectural solutions, a novel model training technique, and a full custom design.

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Nanosheet Technology for the Computing Era of AI and 5G

At IEDM, the top conference for semiconductor device technology, IBM Research presents the latest progress in nanosheet technology, including new critical features for high performance computing.

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Archaeologists Seek to Unearth Mysterious Geoglyphs in Peru Using IBM AI and Geospatial Data

After uncovering a new Nasca Line formation with IBM Watson Machine Learning Accelerator on IBM Power Systems, Yamagata University will deploy IBM PAIRS in the hopes of further discoveries with AI.

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IBM Journal of Research & Development Spotlights AI Hardware

The fourth-quarter issue of the IBM Journal of Research & Development is dedicated to the exploration and deployment of hardware for AI systems. It contains 10 contributions from leading authorities in the fields that summarize the latest state of the art and share new research results.

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