Facebook open sources Caffe2, its flexible deep learning framework of choice

Facebook open sources Caffe2, its flexible deep learning framework of choice  #F82017

  • Today Facebook open sourced Caffe2.
  • Back in October, Facebook announced Caffe2Go, what effectively was a mobile CPU and GPU optimized version of Caffe2 (they even both have Caffe2 in their names if you parse it right).
  • Today’s release accompanies partnerships at the hardware, device and cloud levels.
  • Prior to release, Caffe2 was deployed at scale across Facebook.
  • Caffe models can be easily converted to Caffe2 models with a utility script.

Today Facebook open sourced Caffe2. The deep learning framework follows in the steps of the original Caffe, a project started at the University of California,..
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Facebook taps deep learning for customized feeds

#Facebook taps deep learning for customized feeds  #MMA

  • The social network does machine learning one better, applying advanced computer learning techniques to…
  • Deep learning is a very generic technique Tulloch said.
  • The company must also deal with content posted in more than 100 languages daily complicating classic machine learning, Tulloch said.
  • But deep learning has pushed the state of the art forward in computer vision tasks, Tulloch said, including with classifying videos.
  • High-level understanding of content helps Facebook surface visual memories.

The social network does machine learning one better, applying advanced computer learning techniques to cater to users’ interests
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