Articles by Peng Zhao

R with Parallel Computing from User Perspectives

September 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Share This: This article is originally published in Capital of Statistic by Chinese [link] and I would like to thank He Tong for lots of great suggestions. All code in this post can be found on GitHub [link]. Data scientists are already very familiar with statistical software like R, SAS, ... [Read more...]

R for Deep Learning (III): CUDA and MultiGPUs Acceleration

May 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Notes: 1. The entire source code of this post in here 2. The PDF version of this post in here In previous two blogs (here and here), we illustrated several skills to build and optimize artificial neural network (ANN) with R and speed up by parallel BLAS libraries in modern hardware platform ... [Read more...]

R for Deep Learning (I): Build Fully Connected Neural Network from Scratch

February 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

I would like to thank Feiwen, Neil  and all other technical reviewers and readers for their informative comments and suggestions in this post. Backgrounds Deep Neural Network (DNN) has made a great progress in recent years in image recognition, natural language processing and automatic driving fields, such as Picture.1 shown ... [Read more...]

The R Parallel Programming Blog

February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today, parallel computing truly is a mainstream technology. But, stock R is still a single-thread and main memory (RAM) limited software, which really restricts its usage and efficiency against the challenges from very complex model architectures, dynamically configurable analytics models and big data input with billions of parameters and samples. ... [Read more...]

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