10 09, 2018

Why now this Artificial Intelligence boom?

2018-09-11T10:09:40+00:00September 10th, 2018|

Section 2 of Chapter 1 of the book  First contact with DEEP LEARNING, Practical introduction with Keras John McCarthy coined the term Artificial Intelligence in the 1950s, being one of the founding fathers of Artificial Intelligence along with Marvin Minsky. Also in 1958, Frank Rosenblatt built a prototype neuronal network, which he called the Perceptron. In addition, the key ideas [...]

8 05, 2018

Casos prácticos de implantación de soluciones cloud en clientes reales

2019-01-10T11:29:45+00:00May 8th, 2018|

Conferencia CC-MEI: Casos prácticos de implantación de soluciones cloud en clientes reales Como va siendo habitual desde hace años en los cursos de master que imparto en la UPC, el próximo martes 15/05/2018  abro una ventanas al mundo real a mis alumnos y alumnas del master CC-MEI. Siempre ha sido una actividad muy agradecida por ellos y ellas, por abrirles [...]

31 01, 2018

Democratization of Artificial Intelligence use: A great opportunity for companies

2019-01-10T11:30:46+00:00January 31st, 2018|

Democratization of Artificial Intelligence use: A great opportunity for companies In a previous post we presented the factors that have triggered the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in general and Deep Learning in particular and why they have become the next big thing that will change our lives again over the next decade. The conclusion was, that in [...]

27 09, 2017

Factors that have triggered the potential of Deep Learning

2017-11-11T13:37:43+00:00September 27th, 2017|

Artificial Intelligence and Neural Networks, are not a new concepts! Why, all of a sudden, have them become the next big thing that is changing our life again during this decade? Deep Learning is changing our life I'm sure you have doubtlessly noticed quantum leaps in the quality of a wide range of everyday technologies.   In Speech Recognition  [...]

24 03, 2016

¡Google ofrece más Machine Learning a los desarrolladores!

2017-08-08T22:47:09+00:00March 24th, 2016|

Google acaba de anunciar en su blog nuevas herramientas de Machine Learning para  desarrolladores disponibles como un servicio más en su plataforma Google Cloud  a través de APIs. En el blog se indica que es exactamente la misma tecnología que está detrás de productos como Google Now o Google Photos, permitiendo a los desarrolladores construirse potentes modelos Machine Learning usando TensorFlow, además de ofrecer modelos preentrenados [...]

9 09, 2015

Our research group at BSC is opening 2 Positions to collaborate with research project

2017-08-09T12:15:54+00:00September 9th, 2015|

  If you are interested to join BSC now you have an opportunity in one of the two open positions. POSITION 1:  Junior Developer The candidate will be incorporated at full time to the "Autonomic Systems and eBusiness Platforms" research line from BSC. Candidate's main task will be oriented toward the development and support for the assigned tasks to [...]

19 07, 2015

Big Data Analytics and Bikes: Tour de France

2019-01-10T15:03:20+00:00July 19th, 2015|

Are you a fan of le Tour de France?. For the first time in Tour de France history, all riders racing in this year’s event have GPS on their bikes (placed under each rider’s bicycle seat). The data collected from this device includes:  the stage winner’s top speed, average speed and time per kilometer;  the fastest riders up [...]

24 03, 2015

Internet global como una nueva galaxia

2019-01-10T15:03:44+00:00March 24th, 2015|

La revista F. (La Revista del Foment)  incluye en su última edición  un artículo con el título "Internet global como una nueva galaxia" que me pidió su director, el escritor Valentí Puig.  El encargo era, partiendo de como es la Internet actual, hacer una breve reflexión de hacia donde va con la llegada del Cognitive Computing (aunque sin mencionar [...]

20 11, 2014

BSC releases COMPSs version 1.2 at SC14

2017-08-09T12:27:33+00:00November 20th, 2014|

The Grid Computing and Clusters group of Barcelona Supercomputing Center is proud to announce the release of COMPSs version 1.2 during Supercomputing Conference 2014. COMPSs is a framework for easily implement distributed applications. This release implements the following main features: * N implementations for task methods, each with its own constraints. * Constraint-aware resource management. * Support for multicore [...]

22 09, 2014

The First International Conference on Predictive APIs and Apps will be held in Barcelona

2017-08-09T12:29:16+00:00September 22nd, 2014|

PAPIs.io will take place on 17-18 November 2014 in Barcelona, at UPC Barcelona Tech campus, right before Strata. It will be the first ever international conference dedicated to Predictive APIs and Predictive Apps. We want PAPIs.io to become an open forum for technologists and researchers on distributed, large-scale machine learning services and developers of real-world predictive applications. We aim at seeding highly technical discussions on [...]

1 06, 2014

Business-Driven Resource Allocation and Management for Data Centers in the Cloud Markets

2017-08-09T12:29:47+00:00June 1st, 2014|

This week, Mario Macias, one of the researchers in our research group, did their PhD dissertation. The work is centered in the Cloud Computing arena. Cloud Computing markets arise as an efficient way to allocate resources for the execution of tasks and services within a set of geographically dispersed providers from different organisations. Client applications and service providers meet in a market [...]