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State-of-the-art deep neural networks (DNNs) have hundreds of millions of connections and are both computationally and memory intensive, making them difficult to deploy on embedded systems with limited hardware resources and power budgets. While custom hardware helps the computation, fetching weights from DRAM is two orders of magnitude more expensive than(More)
Neural networks are both computationally intensive and memory intensive, making them difficult to deploy on embedded systems with limited hardware resources. To address this limitation, We introduce a three stage pipeline: pruning, quantization and Huffman encoding, that work together to reduce the storage requirement of neural networks by 35× to 49×(More)
Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM) is widely used in speech recognition. In order to achieve higher prediction accuracy, machine learning scientists have built larger and larger models. Such large model is both computation intensive and memory intensive. Deploying such bulky model results in high power consumption given latency constraint and leads to high total(More)
Deep neural networks are widely used in machine learning applications. However, the deployment of large neural networks models can be difficult to deploy on mobile devices with limited power budgets. To solve this problem, we propose Trained Ternary Quantization (TTQ), a method that can reduce the precision of weights in neural networks to ternary values.(More)
Modern deep neural networks have a large number of parameters, making them very powerful machine learning systems. A critical issue for training such large networks on large-scale data-sets is to prevent overfitting while at the same time providing enough model capacity. We propose DSD, a dense-sparse-dense training flow, for regularizing deep neural(More)
"Rebooting Computing" (RC) is an effort in the IEEE to rethink future computers. RC started in 2012 by the co-chairs, Elie Track (IEEE Council on Superconductivity) and Tom Conte (Computer Society). RC takes a holistic approach, considering revolutionary as well as evolutionary solutions needed to advance computer technologies. Three summits have been held(More)
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