[Chicago] july

Kumar McMillan kumar.mcmillan at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 21:33:17 CEST 2008

Also, Massimo offered to book a room at DePaul (not the one with the
El going by all the time, if possible) for the next meeting on Thurs
July 10th.

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 1:20 PM, Cosmin Stejerean <cstejerean at gmail.com> wrote:
> Last night I offered to give a presentation on GPU programming with
> CUDA (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CUDA) and some degree of Python at
> the July meeting. I'd like to make sure we don't have anything else
> planned and that people are interested so I can start putting together
> the presentation.
> Background:
> The latest generation of GPUs (video cards) from Nvidia can perform
> close to 1 teraFLOP. By comparison the latest Intel CPUs can achieve
> around 70 gigaFLOPS. Learning how to take advantage of the power the
> GPU can deliver speed-ups of up to 100x to certain applications in the
> fields of audio/video encoding, computer vision, computational
> finance, computational biology, physics simulations, etc.
> --
> Cosmin Stejerean
> http://blog.offbytwo.com
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