swCaffe: A Parallel Framework for Accelerating Deep Learning Applications on Sunway TaihuLight

  title={swCaffe: A Parallel Framework for Accelerating Deep Learning Applications on Sunway TaihuLight},
  author={Liandeng Li and Jiarui Fang and Haohuan Fu and Jinlei Jiang and Wenlai Zhao and Conghui He and Xin You and Guangwen Yang},
  journal={2018 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER)},
This paper reports our efforts on swCaffe, a high-efficient parallel framework for accelerating deep neural networks (DNNs) training on Sunway TaihuLight, one of the fastest supercomputers in the world that adopts a unique heterogeneous many-core architecture. First, we point out some insightful principles to fully exploit the performance of the innovative many-core architecture. Second, we propose a set of optimization strategies for redesigning a variety of neural network layers based on… Expand
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