Julia Computing and IBM present Julia for Deep Learning at SC16

18 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City – Julia Computing and IBM presented Julia for Deep Learning at SC16, the world’s largest supercomputing conference held in Salt Lake City, Utah. This exciting new technology combines IBM’s Power8 server platform and NVIDIA Tesla K80 GPU accelerators with the superior speed and performance of the Julia mathematical and scientific computing language. Julia Computing and the IBM team used this powerful combination to apply deep learning to analyze medical images provided by Drishti Eye Hospitals to diagnose diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease that affects more than 126 million diabetics and accounts for more than 5% of blindness cases worldwide. “India is home to 62 million diabetics”, explained Kiran Anandampillai, founder and CEO of Drishti Eye Hospitals. “Many of whom live in rural areas with…


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