High-Performance Computing and Deep Learning

(21st Oct-25th Oct, 2018)

Venue: Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Last Date for Registration: October 15th, 2018

Eligibility: Faculty/PhD/Research Scholars of engineering/technical institutions and persons from Govt. departments/labs and industry.

Experts from Academia/Industry: Dr. P. Sateesh Kumar (IIT Roorkee) Dr. S Chickerur (Head, Center for HPC), Mr. Bharat Kumar (Nvidia)

Why HPC and ML?

In recent years, major breakthroughs were achieved in different fields using deep learning. From image segmentation, speech recognition or self- driving cars, deep learning is everywhere. Performance of image classification, segmentation, localization have reached levels not seen before thanks to GPUs and large scale GPU- based deployments, leading deep learning to be a first class HPC workload. In this course, after a short introduction to Deep Neural Networks on GPUs, participants will learn how to use NVIDIA's platform for deep learning and how new advances in hardware and software integrate in large-scale computing environments.

Objective of the Course

  • The objective of this course is to create expert in field of HPC by exposing the scientific researchers with hands-on training in HPC and provide background in parallel computing which is now a necessity to extract best performance from latest computer architecture.

  • This training will also expose the applicants with convergence of HPC with Artificial Intelligence which is the new era of research in scientific computing.
  • Benefits of the Course

  • Hands-on exposure to HPC.
  • Work with HPC expert to accelerate local codes.
  • Exposure to Convergence to HPC and AI.
  • Hands-on experience in working with different software will be provided in Digital Image Processing.
  • Instructor led workshop on latest techniques across variety of application domain.

  • Course Program

  • The program is split into lectures and labs sessions.
  • Hands-on experience on basic & advanced-level topics.
  • Interaction & learning with experts from academia & industry.
  • Certificates to the participants by E&ICT Academy IITR.

  • Course Content:
  • Introduction to Deep learning and Image Classification.
  • Introduction to Object Detection, Neural Network Deployment.
  • Flynn's Taxonomy.
  • Hands-on session on OpenMP, MPI, and Open ACC.
  • CUDA C Programming Model.
  • Convergence of AI and HPC.
  • Introduction to Heterogeneous Computing.
  • GPU Architecture.
  • Ways to GPGPU Programming.
  • Important Details

    Last Date for Registration:
    October 15th, 2018
    40 seats on first-cum-first-serve basis
    5 days, 40 hours
    Food and Accommodation
    Free of cost inside the IITR campus. No travel allowance will be provided.
    Registration Fee
    Faculty Members/Research scholars: Rs. 2,500/-
    Persons from Industry: Rs. 3,000/-
    Payment Details
    Demand draft drawn in favour of "Dean SRIC IIT Roorkee" payable at Roorkee
    How to Apply
    You can apply online by click here to fill-up the application form OR you can download offline form and email scanned copy to eict@iitr.ac.in
    Contact Details
    Dr. P. Sateesh Kumar (Local Coordinator, E&ICT Academy, CSE Dept, IITR)
    Dr. Sanjeev Manhas (P.I., E&ICT Academy, ECE Dept, IITR)
    eict@iitr.ac.in, eictiitr@gmail.com
    Tel: +91-7078627392, +91-1332-286457

    A hard copy of the application form along with Demand Draft must reach to the following address: Mr. Prateek Sharma, EICT Academy, ECE Department, IIT Roorkee, Uttarakhand 247667.

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