Search Results for author: Ryan Kastner

Found 10 papers, 2 papers with code

Architectural Implications of Neural Network Inference for High Data-Rate, Low-Latency Scientific Applications

no code implementations13 Mar 2024 Olivia Weng, Alexander Redding, Nhan Tran, Javier Mauricio Duarte, Ryan Kastner

With more scientific fields relying on neural networks (NNs) to process data incoming at extreme throughputs and latencies, it is crucial to develop NNs with all their parameters stored on-chip.

Tailor: Altering Skip Connections for Resource-Efficient Inference

no code implementations18 Jan 2023 Olivia Weng, Gabriel Marcano, Vladimir Loncar, Alireza Khodamoradi, Nojan Sheybani, Andres Meza, Farinaz Koushanfar, Kristof Denolf, Javier Mauricio Duarte, Ryan Kastner

We argue that while a network's skip connections are needed for the network to learn, they can later be removed or shortened to provide a more hardware efficient implementation with minimal to no accuracy loss.

Applications and Techniques for Fast Machine Learning in Science

no code implementations25 Oct 2021 Allison McCarn Deiana, Nhan Tran, Joshua Agar, Michaela Blott, Giuseppe Di Guglielmo, Javier Duarte, Philip Harris, Scott Hauck, Mia Liu, Mark S. Neubauer, Jennifer Ngadiuba, Seda Ogrenci-Memik, Maurizio Pierini, Thea Aarrestad, Steffen Bahr, Jurgen Becker, Anne-Sophie Berthold, Richard J. Bonventre, Tomas E. Muller Bravo, Markus Diefenthaler, Zhen Dong, Nick Fritzsche, Amir Gholami, Ekaterina Govorkova, Kyle J Hazelwood, Christian Herwig, Babar Khan, Sehoon Kim, Thomas Klijnsma, Yaling Liu, Kin Ho Lo, Tri Nguyen, Gianantonio Pezzullo, Seyedramin Rasoulinezhad, Ryan A. Rivera, Kate Scholberg, Justin Selig, Sougata Sen, Dmitri Strukov, William Tang, Savannah Thais, Kai Lukas Unger, Ricardo Vilalta, Belinavon Krosigk, Thomas K. Warburton, Maria Acosta Flechas, Anthony Aportela, Thomas Calvet, Leonardo Cristella, Daniel Diaz, Caterina Doglioni, Maria Domenica Galati, Elham E Khoda, Farah Fahim, Davide Giri, Benjamin Hawks, Duc Hoang, Burt Holzman, Shih-Chieh Hsu, Sergo Jindariani, Iris Johnson, Raghav Kansal, Ryan Kastner, Erik Katsavounidis, Jeffrey Krupa, Pan Li, Sandeep Madireddy, Ethan Marx, Patrick McCormack, Andres Meza, Jovan Mitrevski, Mohammed Attia Mohammed, Farouk Mokhtar, Eric Moreno, Srishti Nagu, Rohin Narayan, Noah Palladino, Zhiqiang Que, Sang Eon Park, Subramanian Ramamoorthy, Dylan Rankin, Simon Rothman, ASHISH SHARMA, Sioni Summers, Pietro Vischia, Jean-Roch Vlimant, Olivia Weng

In this community review report, we discuss applications and techniques for fast machine learning (ML) in science -- the concept of integrating power ML methods into the real-time experimental data processing loop to accelerate scientific discovery.

BIG-bench Machine Learning

Hardware-efficient Residual Networks for FPGAs

no code implementations2 Feb 2021 Olivia Weng, Alireza Khodamoradi, Ryan Kastner

Residual networks (ResNets) employ skip connections in their networks -- reusing activations from previous layers -- to improve training convergence, but these skip connections create challenges for hardware implementations of ResNets.

A Unified Model for Gate Level Propagation Analysis

no code implementations7 Dec 2020 Jeremy Blackstone, Wei Hu, Alric Althoff, Armaiti Ardeshiricham, Lu Zhang, Ryan Kastner

To justify our model, we prove that Precise Hardware IFT is equivalent to gate level X-propagation and imprecise fault propagation.

Hardware Architecture

FastWave: Accelerating Autoregressive Convolutional Neural Networks on FPGA

no code implementations9 Feb 2020 Shehzeen Hussain, Mojan Javaheripi, Paarth Neekhara, Ryan Kastner, Farinaz Koushanfar

While WaveNet produces state-of-the art audio generation results, the naive inference implementation is quite slow; it takes a few minutes to generate just one second of audio on a high-end GPU.

Audio Generation Audio Synthesis +3

Patient Specific Biomechanics Are Clinically Significant In Accurate Computer Aided Surgical Image Guidance

no code implementations29 Jan 2020 Michael Barrow, Alice Chao, Qizhi He, Sonia Ramamoorthy, Claude Sirlin, Ryan Kastner

Augmented Reality is used in Image Guided surgery (AR IG) to fuse surgical landmarks from preoperative images into a video overlay.

Position

Parallel Programming for FPGAs

1 code implementation9 May 2018 Ryan Kastner, Janarbek Matai, Stephen Neuendorffer

This book focuses on the use of algorithmic high-level synthesis (HLS) to build application-specific FPGA systems.

Hardware Architecture

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