NCSA Training and Seminars


Wednesday, February 8, 2023

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm

    February 8, 2023: Intro to Tensor Flow - Shirui Luo Training Overview: This tutorial will introduce basics of TensorFlow necessary to build a neural network, train it and evaluate the accuracy of the model.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm

    February 15, 2023: Distributed Data Parallel Model Training in PyTorch - Shirui Luo Training Overview: This tutorial walks through distributed data parallel training in PyTorch via DDP. We will start with a simple non-distributed training job, and end with deploying a training job across several GPUs in a single HAL node.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm

    March 8, 2023: How to use pretrained models - Priyam Mazumdar Training Overview: There are several popular AI model repositories that provide access to pre-trained models via easy-to-use APIs. Hugging Face is one of the latest such repositories that hosts a number of very recent models, such as Facebook’s OPT and OpenAI’s GPT models, as well as many datasets.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm

    3/22/2023: DRYML an open source meta-library for machine learning and more - Matthew Krafczyk Training Overview: DRYML aims to empower the ML practitioner to spend less time writing boilerplate code & more time implementing new techniques. DRYML provides a model serialization framework along with serialization implementation for many common ML frameworks & model types