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Evolutionary Approaches to Big-Data Problems

MIT News (01/14/15) Eric Brown

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) AnyScale Learning For All (ALFA) group investigates a wide range of big data challenges. ALFA focuses on working with raw data that comes directly from the source and then investigates the data with a variety of techniques, most of which involve scalable machine learning and evolutionary computing algorithms. 166 more words

High Performance Computing

CUDA 7

“Accelerating GPU software development”

Nvidia recently announced the availability of CUDA 7 Release Candidate (RC).  The production version should follow soon.  CUDA 7 continues the long evolution of the CUDA language and products for Nvidia… 197 more words

GPU

Human Genome on K80 GPU

(Human Genome derived from UCSC Genome Browser)

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology is advancing at a rapid pace.  New DNA sequencers from Illumina and… 954 more words

GPU

Titan-Scale Metagenomics

(Oak Ridge Titan Supercomputer)

“What’s in the water?”

Metagenomics can help answer this question.  Metagenomics is the study of the genetic makeup of communities of organisms.   1,320 more words

Bioinformatics

How fast are FindFirstFile/FindFirstFileEx, and CFileFind - actually?

For the past several months, I’ve been working on a fork of WinDirStat, the extremely popular disk usage analysis program.

WinDirStat is fantastically useful, but also fantastically slow. 2,643 more words

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Nvidia Jetson

Finally splashed out on the TK1 dev kit; color me impressed! The buyer is first greeted by a neat looking, minimalist cardboard box, which contains the board, power supply and micro-usb cord, for flashing the device. 219 more words

Algorithms