Japan kicks off AI supercomputer project

Japan kicks off AI supercomputer project
 

Japan has started a project to build the world's fastest supercomputer by the end of 2017.
The country said it was planning to spend 19.5bn yen (£140m) to create the AI Bridging Cloud computer (AIBC).
It hopes the AIBC will run at a speed of 130 petaflops - outpacing China's Sunway TaihuLight machine, which is currently the world's fastest.
The machine would be used to carry out research by analysing massive datasets, said Japan.
The first applications could be medical research or work to improve software to control driverless cars and other robots.
The projected computing power of the AIBC... read more

 
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