Education Class 7

Session: EC7

Educator: Aviral Shrivastava

Institute: Arizona State University

Time & Date: September 14, 2023, 16:00 – 18:00 CET

Title: Basics of Machine Learning Accelerator Design

Abstract: This education class will cover the motivators, intuitions, and fundaments of machine learning accelerator design. The class lecture will cover topics such as the basics of ML, the need for accelerators, and the different types of accelerators designs proposed. The class will cover the application of accelerators in image processing, NLP, and neuromorphic computing, and their role in training and sparsity. The class will conclude with a discussion of the relevance of accelerators and their drawbacks, and strategies to overcome these challenges.