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AAA’s Evaluation Of Active Driving Assistance Systems


Source: AAA (American Automobile Association) AAA conducted closed-course testing and naturalistic driving on 2019 BMW X7 with “Active Driving Assistant Professional”, 2019 Cadillac CT6 with “Super Cruise™”, 2019 Ford Edge with “Ford Co-Pilot360™”, 2020 Kia Telluride with “Highway Driving Assist” and 2020 Subaru Outback with “EyeSight®”. For technical pa... » read more

AI Roadmap: A human-centric approach to AI in aviation


Source: EASA European Union Aviation Safety Agency February 2020 "EASA published its Artificial Intelligence Roadmap 1.0 which establishes the Agency’s initial vision on the safety and ethical dimensions of development of AI in the aviation domain. The AI Roadmap 1.0 is to be viewed as a starting point, intended to serve as a basis for discussion with the Agency’s stakeholders. It... » read more

NTSB Releases Report On 2018 Silicon Valley Tesla Autopilot Fatal Accident


NTSB has just released a new report on the March 23, 2018 Tesla accident in Mountain View, CA.  The 2017 Tesla Model X P100D electric-powered passenger car operated with advanced driver assistance (ADAS) features – a feature  Tesla calls “autopilot” – departed  the southbound travel lanes of Highway 101 and struck a previously damaged crash attenuator. The driver, the sole occupant o... » read more

Supercomputing Performance & Efficiency: An Exploration Of Recent History & Near-Term Projections


Source: Koomey Analytics, in collaboration with AMD Jonathan Koomey*, Zachary Schmidt*, and Samuel Naffziger† * Koomey Analytics; †Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. A new paper analyzes data from the industry site Top 500  to evaluate  the efficiency of supercomputers over the past decade. It also compares how the efficiency and performance of a recently announced supercomputer, schedul... » read more

Plasticine: A Reconfigurable Architecture For Parallel Patterns (Stanford)


Source: Stanford University Stanford University has been developing Plasticine, which allows parallel patterns to be reconfigured. "ABSTRACT Reconfigurable architectures have gained popularity in recent years as they allow the design of energy-efficient accelerators. Fine-grain fabrics (e.g. FPGAs) have traditionally suffered from performance and power inefficiencies due to bit-level ... » read more

Checkmate: Breaking The Memory Wall With Optimal Tensor Rematerialization


Source: Published on arXiv 10/7/ 2019   Paras Jain Ajay Jain Aniruddha Nrusimha Amir Gholami Pieter Abbeel Kurt Keutzer Ion Stoica Joseph E. Gonzalez A recent paper published on arXiv by a team of UC Berkeley researchers notes that neural networks are increasingly impeded by the limited capacity of on-device GPU memory. The UC Berkeley team uses off-the-shel... » read more

Design Comparison of SiC MOSFETs for Linear-Mode Operation


Source: US Army Research Lab Authors: Heather O'Brien, Damian Urciuoli, Aderinto Ogunniyi, Brett Hull August 2019 "Abstract: Silicon carbide metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) were designed and fabricated for linear-mode applications. The MOSFETs have a chip area of 3.3 ? 3.3 mm and a voltage-blocking rating up to 1200 V. The device design parameters, such as chan... » read more

Enabling Practical Processing in and near Memory for Data-Intensive Computing


Source: ETH Zurich and Carnegie Mellon University Talk at DAC 2019. Technical Paper link » read more

Copy-Row DRAM (CROW) : Substrate for Improving DRAM


Source/Credit: ETH Zurich & Carnegie Mellon University Click here for the technical paper and here for the power point slides » read more

U.S. Senate Report On The Equifax Breach


Source: U.S. Senate, Permanent Subcommittee On Investigations Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Here's the link to the U.S. Senate report on the Equifax breach » read more

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