Publication of Results Made by ABCI Users(Article 21, ABCI Agreement)

When ABCI users intend to make the results public for academic publication, international conference, press release, etc, please send the following information to:
  • Academic Publication: Name of the academic institute and abstract of the publication
  • International Conference: Name of the conference and abstract of the publication
  • Press Release: Release date and abstract of the release

Example of the credit at the publication

Computational resource of AI Bridging Cloud Infrastructure (ABCI) provided by National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) was used.

Research Publication (ABCI Grand Challenge)

[Academic Papers]

Kates-Harbeck, J., Svyatkovskiy, A., Tang, W., “Predicting disruptive instabilities in controlled fusion plasmas through deep learning”, Nature, accepted (2019).

[International Conferences, Academic Publications]

K. Osawa, Y. Tsuji, Y. Ueno, A. Naruse, R. Yokota, S. Matsuoka “Large-Scale Distributed Second-Order Optimization Using Kronecker-Factored Approximate Curvature for Deep Convolutional Neural Networks”, CVPR 2019, June 16-20 (2019).
Yuichiro Ueno and Rio Yokota “Exhaustive Study of Hierarchical AllReduce Patterns for Large Messages Between GPUs”, CCGrid, May 14-17 (2019).
Yokota, R. “Kronecker Factorization for Second Order Optimization in Deep Learning”, SIAM CSE, Spokane, USA, February 25-March 3 (2019).
Massively Distributed SGD: ImageNet/ResNet-50 Training in a Flash (arXiv:1811.05233) [v2] Tue, 5 Mar 2019.
ImageNet/ResNet-50 Training in 224 Seconds (arXiv:1811.05233) [v1] Tue, 13 Nov 2018.

[Press Releases]

November 13, 2018 / SONY
Sony Achieves World's Fastest*1 Deep Learning Speeds through Distributed Learning

Research Results (ABCI Users)

April 01, 2019 / Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
Fujitsu Develops Deep Learning Acceleration Technology, Achieves World's Highest Speed
Achieves training time of 75 seconds in ResNet-50 through highly-efficient distributed parallel processing
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed technology to improve the speed of deep learning software, which has now achieved the world’s highest speed when the time required for machine learning was measured using the AI Bridging Cloud Infrastructure (ABCI) system, deployed by Fujitsu Limited for the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).

ABCI Benchmarks

5th in the row at TOP500 (June 2018)
4th in the row at Green500 (November 2018)
5th in the row at HPCG Performance (November 2018)