New post in Medium about Distributed TensorFlow using Horovod and how to reduce training time for deep neural networks by using many GPUs.The content of this medium post will be used in my master course SA-MIRI at UPC Barcelona Tech with the support of Barcelona Supercomputing Center.
Deep Learning for Artificial Intelligence Master Course at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Autumn 2017) Deep learning technologies are at the core of the current revolution in artificial intelligence for multimedia data analysis. The convergence of large-scale annotated datasets and affordable GPU hardware has allowed the training of neural networks for data analysis tasks which were previously addressed with [...]
The seminar is full! Thank you for your acceptance, exciting news for us!. We are planning a new edition next January. UPDATE: Set of 25 slides available from our Summer Seminar web page: Summer Seminar Deep Learning for Computer Vision 2016 at ETSETB TelecomBCN UPC.
Today we had a great event, the first seminar on Deep Learning organised by UPC, TelecomBCN, FIB, CFIS and BSC. Thanks Joan and Oriol, It has been impressive! Enclosed you will find some pictures of his visit! Here you can download the slides of Joan Bruna and here the video of the talk. As soon as I receive the presentation of Oriol I will post the links [...]
We (UPC, TelecomBCN, FIB, CFIS and BSC) are proud to invite you to our first seminar on Deep Learning organized at UPC, next May 23th at 11:00, with the talks of two outstanding speakers: Joan Bruna (UC Berkeley) and Oriol Vinyals (Google DeepMind). Do not miss this great event happening in Barcelona. And if you are interested in Deep Learning, we are also preparing [...]
I'm very sad to share with you in this blog the passing of my friend and colleague Nacho Navarro. Few days ago Nacho suddenly died from a heart attack at the age of 58. I'm sure that many of the readers of this blog remember Nacho. Nacho was a wonderful person and an exemplary member of our university community. First of all, my sincere condolences to Nacho’s family [...]
Today, I’m glad to inform that I have opened a art gallery in this website (link) , that includes some of my latest artistic creations related with BSC and UPC. I wish to include more artworks in the future. The last one is inspired by the pier and gazebo on the lake of Torre Girona (google maps). Yes! This is [...]
En nom dels autors em complau informar-vos en primícia de la presentació del llibre INTRODUCCIÓN A APACHE SPARK para empezar a programar el Big Data de l'editorial UOC . Es tracta del primer llibre sobre Apache Spark escrit en castellà amb el suport de MATEI ZAHARIA (creador d'Spark, CTO a Databricks i vicepresident d'Apache Spark) que n'ha escrit el pròleg . L'acte serà presentat [...]
Hi, are you interested to enrol in the Master in Innovation and Research in Informatics and take my course Supercomputers Architecture (specialization High Performance Computing)? BSC, under the program Severo Ochoa is offering 4 scholarship grants for the 2 academic years of the program. Follow the link below to the application form. Hope to see you next september, we will talk about Supercomputers and Big [...]
Gràcies a tots i a totes per l'acollida de la conferència del proper dilluns dins dels actes del 1r aniversari del Barcelona Spark Meetup. Hem canviat de sala per donar més cabuda i ara la conferència serà a la sala d'Actes del Vèrtex ( UPC - Campus Nord - Edifici Vèrtex, Planta S-1). Plaça Eusebi Güell, 6 , Barcelona (map) dilluns 15 [...]
Esta semana se ha celebrado el décimo aniversario del Barcelona Supercomputing Center-Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) en el que asistieron más de 500 personas entre personal del centro e invitados del ámbito político, científico e industrial. Un acto que sirvió para confirmar la voluntad del centro de seguir trabajando al servicio de la ciencia y la sociedad. Entre muchas otras [...]
I was invited to attend to the 2nd meeting of the Multimedia Big Data Computing Lab (MBDCLab), chaired by Ruben Tous, a senior research member in our team. The meeting took place on Monday 16th, at UPC Campus Nord. The MBDCLab is an ad-hoc interest group of people working on topics related to distributed computing systems that enable massive [...]