India Spending Billions on AI

India is getting into AI in a big way. The Indian government announced yesterday it has budgeted more than Rs 10,300 crore (US$1.24 billion) for India’s AI ecosystem over the next five years. The IndiaAI Mission includes standing up a 10,000-GPU AI supercomputer (no system details were released) to support such initiatives as….

TCS and Intel to Establish Center for Advanced Computing for HPC in India

Today Tata Consultancy Services announced plans for a new Center for Advanced Computing to develop advanced solutions in the areas of HPC, High Performance Data Analytics, and Artificial Intelligence. The new Center at TCS’ Super Computing facility in Pune, India will be enabled by integrating the latest Intel Xeon Scalable processors with Intel Omni-Path Fabric, Intel Optane technology, BigDL and additional Intel technologies in the future. 

Parallel Implementation of PK-PD Parameter Estimation on Intel Xeon Phi

“Pharmacokinetic (PK) and Pharmacodynamic(PD) parameters determine the develop-ability of a drug candidate and estimation of them are time consuming and there is an urgent need for time efficient approaches. In the present talk, we showcase the parallel implementation of Grid search method on Xeon Phi using stepwise optimization techniques as a promising approach for the robust estimation of PK-PD parameters. The solution described herein, is of great importance in decision making in Pharmaceutical Industry.”