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Meeting summaries and links in reverse chronological order.

2020 June 9 - UGS Tallgrass Supercoputer 101 for AI/ML

Recording: 200609-AIML-recording.mp4

Slides: 200609-AIML_Meeting_Rapstine.pdf

Natalya Rapstine will give an overview of new USGS Tallgrass supercomputer designed to support machine learning and deep learning workflows at scale and deep learning software and tools for data science workflows.

Natalya Rapstine is a computational scientist in the Science Analytics and Synthesis (SAS), Advanced Research Computing (ARC) group of the Core Science Systems. She has a bachelor degree in Earth Science from Rice University and a MS in Statistics from Colorado School of Mines, and she has been with the USGS since 2016. Her expertise is in high performance computing, machine and deep learning applications for advancement of science at U.S. Geological Survey.

2020 May 12 - Amazon SageMaker