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October 2017

SILO Seminar Series: Dimitris Papailiopoulos

October 25, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Orchard View Room, 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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Overcoming the Challenges of Learning in Parallel Dimitris Papailiopoulos Seminar Video Distributed implementations of popular machine learning algorithms exhibit poor scaling when deployed on more than a few tens of compute nodes. The key sources of this poor performance are communication bottlenecks and straggler nodes in the system. In this talk, I will explain why these bottlenecks are a real challenge for scaling up, and will provide insights on how to overcome them using simple algebraic ideas. I will show…

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