Tag: Asia Student Supercomputer Challenge

Deep Learning Becomes ASC16 “e Prize” Challenge

Jan 29, 2016 |

As the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC16) enters competition, on January 26, ASC announced that the “e Prize ” this year would set on a deep learning algorithm DNN (Deep Neural Network). All teams are to develop DNN on a MIC (Many-Integrated-Core) platform and optimize the application on a provided MIC supercomputer cluster. DNN is Read more…

Largest Supercomputing Hackathon to Be Held at Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Jan 28, 2016 |

The world’s largest supercomputing hackathon, ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC), was launched in Beijing on January 26. The final round of 2016 will be held in Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) on April 18-22 in Wuhan, China. Over a thousand students have signed up for the competition, including teams from Tsinghua University (China), Read more…

175 Teams Worldwide Compete for ASC16 Student Supercomputer Challenge

Jan 26, 2016 |

The ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC16) Training kicked off in Beijing on January 26. To this date, 175 teams from 148 universities around the world have signed up for the competition. On the list, there are teams from well-known universities like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (US), Imperial College London (UK), the University of Hamburg Read more…

9.27TFlops@3Kw! New Linpack Record set in ASC14 Student Supercomputer Challenge

Apr 23, 2014 |

On April 23th, three ASC14 finalists: Sun Yat-sen University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Taiwan Tsinghua University rewrote the Linpack record in Student Supercomputer Challenges. Under the 3000W power budget, the ASC14 host, the Sun Yat-sen University reached 9.272 Tflops Linpack performance. ASC14 is organized by Asia Supercomputer Community, Sun Yat-sen University and Read more…

How College Students Compete to Build the Fastest Supercomputers

Feb 14, 2013 |

If you have an office betting pool about which college students are likely to win the next cluster challenge, here are some things you should know.