Multimedia is increasingly becoming the “biggest big data” as the most important and valuable source for insights and information. It covers from everyone’s experiences to everything happening in the world. As such, multimedia big data is spurring on tremendous amounts of research and development of related technologies and applications.
Researchers at Microsoft in Beijing may have developed the first computer vision system that has surpassed human capabilities in classifying objects defined in the ImageNet 2012 classification dataset, according to recently-published paper. “To our knowledge, our result is the first to surpass human-level performance…on this visual recognition challenge,” the paper says.
Confronting the need for growing customer demand for Hadoop-based solutions, Apache Hadoop-based software and support provider to the enterprise, Cloudera, has opened new offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, China, meanwhile also enhancing outreach in China and Asia. “With a strong economy, successful enterprises and local developers, China is a
19-21 December, 2014- 17th IEEE International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Chengdu, China
The Computational Science and Engineering area has earned prominence through advances in electronic and integrated technologies beginning in the 1940s. Current times are very exciting and the years to come will witness a proliferation in the use of various advanced computing systems. It is increasingly becoming an emerging and promising
Alibaba Group announced today that its first cloud computing unit in Hong Kong will launch on May 12. Following their sites in Hangzhou, Qingdao, and Beijing, this will become the company’s fourth site. Although Alibaba’s cloud computing unit generates only $90 million in revenue (a mere 1.4% of its total
China is taking a great leap forward – this time in terms of data and data centres for cloud computing. Data centres are the essential hardware infrastructure required for cloud computing, a service that allows powerful data processors to restructure and analyse the vast amounts of data, as well as