Sunday, July 27, 2014

MapGraph: speeding up graph processing with GPUs

The following paper about MapGraph was recently published at the GRADES workshop. It explains the basic construction Systap is using for speeding up graph processing on GPUs. (Systap is a bay area startup working on accelerating graph computation).

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

GraphLab Conference is a great success!

One picture shows it all - 700 data scientists assembled in SF for the 3rd GraphLab Conference
We will soon release the video lectures online. I will notify here once they are ready.

OpenGM graphical models toolkit

I learned from Kevin Murphy from Google about this interesting graphical model toolkit. So far it is not parallel but does have a lot of algorithms implemented on top.

Friday, July 11, 2014

10 days for large scale recommender systems workshop (LSRS) submissions

Submission deadline is July 21. We are looking for applied submissions (either in a short paper or a presentation format):

The workshop is part of RecSys 2014, a was the largest workshop last year.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

O'Reilly blog post about GraphLab Conference

Is here. I remind all the lazy people who did not register yet, they are welcome to use discount code: Dannysblog for getting 20% discount when registering. The event will take place on Monday July 21 at the Nikko Hotel San Francisco.