hardware

Ultra-Low-Precision Training of Deep Neural Networks

IBM researchers introduce accumulation bit-width scaling, addressing a critical need in ultra-low-precision hardware for training deep neural networks.

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Highly Accurate Deep Learning Inference with 2-bit Precision

IBM Research shares new results at SysML that push the envelope for deep learning inference, enabling high accuracy down to 2-bit precision.

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IBM Launches Research Collaboration Center to Drive Next-Generation AI Hardware

The IBM Research AI Hardware Center, a global research hub to develop next-generation AI hardware and help achieve AI's true potential.

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8-Bit Precision for Training Deep Learning Systems

IBM scientists show, for the first time, successful training of deep neural networks using 8-bit floating point numbers while fully maintaining accuracy.

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Dual 8-Bit Breakthroughs Bring AI to the Edge

IBM researchers showcase new 8-bit breakthroughs in hardware that will take AI further than it’s been before: right to the edge.

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Steering Material Scientists to Better Memory Devices

IBM researchers propose guidelines for novel analog memory devices to enable fast, energy-efficient and accurate AI hardware accelerators.

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Capacitor-Based Architecture for AI Hardware Accelerators

A capacitor-based cross-point array for analog neural networks offers potential orders of magnitude improvements in deep learning computations.

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Unlocking the Promise of Approximate Computing for On-Chip AI Acceleration

IBM scientists developed a digital accelerator core for AI hardware that uses approximate computing to improve compute efficiency.

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The future of hardware is AI

To make great strides in AI, hardware must change. Starting with GPUs, and then evolving to analog devices, and then fault tolerant quantum computers.

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The era of AI — and the technologies that will deliver it

I recently participated in a panel at Applied Materials’ 2017 Analyst Day to talk about artificial intelligence (AI). Yes, a materials company asked me, an executive overseeing semiconductor research, to join other technologists to give our view of AI – demonstrating how interest in AI has permeated all aspects of the IT industry! To lead […]

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