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The Need for Deep Learning Transparency

Steve Conway from Hyperion Research

In this video from the HPC User Forum in Tucson, Steve Conway from Hyperion Research presents: The Need for Deep Learning Transparency.

“We humans don’t fully understand how humans think. When it comes to deep learning, humans also don’t understand yet how computers think. That’s a big problem when we’re entrusting our lives to self-driving vehicles or to computers that diagnose serious diseases, or to computers installed to protect national security. We need to find a way to make these “black box” computers transparent.”

Hyperion Research helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. Our industry experts are the former IDC high performance computing (HPC) analyst team, which remains intact and continues all of its global activities. The group is comprised of the world’s most respected HPC industry analysts who have worked together for more than 25 years.

Steve Conway directs research related to the worldwide market for high performance computing. He also leads Hyperion Research’s practice in high performance data analysis (big data needing HPC). A 25-year veteran of the HPC and IT industries, Mr. Conway is a member of the steering committees of the HPC User Forum, and of the annual ISC Big Data and ISC Cloud conferences. He is a frequent conference speaker and contributor to HPC-related publications, including HPC studies for U.S. government agencies and the European Commission, as well as the 2015 book Industrial Applications of High Performance Computing.

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