Disruptive technologies such as cognitive computing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities are powered by high-performance computing and fueled by advanced data analytics. Businesses around the world today are recognizing that an HPC infrastructure is vital to supporting the AI and analytics applications of tomorrow.
This paper broadly defines AI as any system that is trying to solve the kind of problem—such as recognizing patterns—that human thinking does. AI encompasses machine learning (ML), which is a process in which examples are used to train a computer to recognize patterns, and deep learning (DL). Deep learning is a branch of ML that uses digital neural networks to create systems that learn on their own.