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Sep 4-5, 2018: Training
Sep 5-7, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Francisco, CA
Lucas Wilson

Lucas Wilson
Artificial Intelligence Researcher, Dell EMC


Lucas A. “Luke” Wilson is a data scientist and artificial intelligence researcher in Dell EMC’s HPC and AI Engineering Group, focusing on developing hardware configurations and software solutions for deep learning problems. Previously, he was the director of training and professional development at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at the University of Texas at Austin and a member of TACC’s High-Performance Computing Group working on performance profiling and optimization, including early performance optimization work on both the first- and second-generation Intel Xeon Phi processors. Luke has been involved in research and development related to parallel and distributed nature-inspired algorithms for more than 15 years, including using genetic algorithms, artificial immune systems, and artificial neural networks for efficiently solving complex scheduling, categorization, prediction, and design problems. Luke holds a BS and MS in computer science from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and a PhD in computer science from the University of Texas at San Antonio.


11:05am-11:45am Friday, September 7, 2018
Location: Continental 7-9
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Vikram Saletore (Intel), Lucas Wilson (Dell EMC)
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Vikram Saletore and Luke Wilson discuss a collaboration between SURFSara and Intel to advance the state of large-scale neural network training on Intel Xeon CPU-based servers, highlighting improved time to solution on extended training of pretrained models and exploring how various storage and interconnect options lead to more efficient scaling. Read more.