Nvidia claims world records in conversational AI training

ZDNet | Aug 13, 2019 at 1:20 PM
  • Nvidia is touting advancements to its artificial intelligence (AI) technology for language understanding that it said sets new performance records for conversational AI.
  • As for its performance breakthroughs, Nvidia said it has set the world record for training the popular Google-built Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers (BERT) language model.
  • Nvidia trained a large BERT model in 53 minutes on its DGX SuperPOD deep learning server by utilizing model parallelism, a way to split a neural network when models are too big to fit within the memory of a single GPU.