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Primeur weekly 2019-09-23

Exascale supercomputing

ExaNeSt project successfully builds prototype for exascale ...

Atos unveils global High Performance Computing Test Lab in Angers, reinforcing its position as European leader in supercomputing ...

Quantum computing

"Poor-man's q-bit" based on spintronics can solve quantum problems at room temperature ...

A quantum leap ...

Stevens team closes in on 'holy grail' of room temperature quantum computing chips ...

Aliro democratizes quantum computing by making it accessible to any developer ...

Reply's study shows enormous potential for quantum computing as it leaps to market maturity ...

National Agenda for Quantum Technology: the next step for the Netherlands ...

New detection tool could be used to make quantum computers robust against unwanted environmental disturbances ...

One step closer future to quantum computers ...

IBM opens Quantum Computation Center in New York, brings world's largest fleet of quantum computing systems online, and unveils new 53-qubit quantum system for broad use ...

Focus on Europe

LuxProvide SA is responsible for the installation and operation of the "Meluxina" supercomputer ...

Finland's new BullSequana supercomputer Puhti and data management solution Allas from Atos to be inaugurated ...

ISC 2020 Contributed Programme calls for submission ...

New call for proposals in support of EU weather and climate model communities ...

Middleware

Baylor College of Medicine's Aiden Lab chooses Weka to accelerate genomics research ...

Oracle and Intel collaborate on Optane DC Persistent Memory performance breakthroughs in next-generation Oracle Exadata X8M ...

Hardware

Dell Technologies unveils groundbreaking servers and solutions for modern data centres ...

Compute Express Link Consortium (CXL) officially incorporates and announces expanded Board of Directors ...

Dr. Kurt Lauk, prominent business leader, former Chairman of Economic Council in Germany (Wirtschaftsrat), former advisor to Angela Merkel, joins Tachyum ...

Atos' BullSequana supercomputer powered by AMD processor sets world-record performance ...

Synopsys' new Embedded Vision Processor IP delivers industry-leading 35 TOPS performance for artificial intelligence SoCs ...

Liqid partners with ScaleMP to introduce Liqid Memory ...

Exxact announces Gold Partnership with ThinkParQ GmbH, to deliver BeeGFS Parallel Storage solutions for HPC, AI, and life science workloads ...

Inspur open-sources TF2, a full-stack FPGA-based Deep Learning inference engine ...

Applications

New method for detecting quantum states of electrons ...

Quantum physics - Simulating fundamental interactions with ultracold atoms ...

MathWorks announces release 2019b of MATLAB and Simulink ...

Scientists develop detailed representation of clouds in weather and climate models ...

Two French climate models consistently predict a pronounced global warming ...

Atos opens first lab for artificial intelligence in Germany ...

DOE awards ORNL researchers more than $11 million to advance quantum technologies ...

Artificial intelligence probes dark matter in the universe ...

Department of Energy and Cerebras Systems partner to accelerate science with supercompute scale artificial intelligence ...

The Cloud

EGI Foundation and Shanghai Science and Technology Innovation Resources Center sign MoU ...

DDN announces acquisition of IntelliFlash Enterprise Storage Business Unit from Western Digital ...

Oracle and VMware partner to support customers' hybrid Cloud strategies ...

Oracle Cloud automates security for critical workloads ...

Oracle delivers choice of deployment for its next-generation Cloud ...

2nd Gen AMD EPYC continues market momentum with new customers, new performance milestones and now 100 world records ...

MathWorks announces release 2019b of MATLAB and Simulink

17 Sep 2019 Natick - MathWorks has introduced Release 2019b with a range of new capabilities in MATLAB and Simulink, including those in support of artificial intelligence, deep learning and the automotive industry. In addition, R2019b introduces new products in support of robotics, new training resources for event-based modeling, and updates and bug fixes across the MATLAB and Simulink product families.

Release highlights include:

1. MATLAB

Among the MATLAB highlights in R2019b is the introduction of Live Editor Tasks, which enables users to interactively explore parameters, preprocess data, and generate MATLAB code that becomes part of the live script. Now, MATLAB users can focus on the task instead of the syntax or complex code, and automatically run generated code to quickly iterate on parameters through visualization.

2. Simulink

R2019b highlights of Simulink include the new Simulink Toolstrip, which helps users access and discover capabilities as they are needed. In the Simulink Toolstrip tabs are arranged according to workflow and sorted by frequency of use, saving navigation and search time.

3. Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning

In R2019b, Deep Learning Toolbox builds on the flexible training loops and networks introduced earlier this year. New capabilities enable users to train advanced network architectures using custom training loops, automatic differentiation, shared weights, and custom loss functions. In addition, users can now build generative adversarial networks (GANs), Siamese networks, variational auto-encoders, and attention networks. Deep Learning Toolbox also can now export to ONNX format networks that combine CNN and LSTM layers and networks that include 3D CNN layers.

4. Automotive

R2019b also introduces significant capabilities in support of the automotive industry across multiple products, including:

  • Automated Driving Toolbox: Support for 3D simulation, including the ability to develop, test, and verify driving algorithms in a 3D environment, and a block that enables users to generate the velocity profile of a driving patch given kinematic constraints.
  • Powertrain Blockset: Ability to generate a deep learning SI engine model for algorithm design and performance, fuel economy, and emissions analysis. Also new are HEV P0, P1, P3, and P4 Reference Applications, fully assembled models for HIL testing, trade-off analysis, and control parameter optimization of hybrid electric vehicles. 
  • Sensor Fusion and Tracking Toolbox: Ability to perform track-to-track fusion and architect decentralized tracking systems.
  • Polyspace Bug Finder: increased support of AUTOSAR C++14 coding guidelines to check for misuse of lambda expressions, potential problems with enumerations, and other issues.

5. Robotics

In addition to new features in Robotics System Toolbox, R2019b introduces two new products:

  • Navigation Toolbox (new) for designing, simulating, and deploying algorithms for planning and navigation. It includes algorithms and tools for designing and simulating systems that map, localize, plan, and move within physical or virtual environments.
  • ROS Toolbox (new) for designing, simulating, and deploying ROS-based applications. The toolbox provides an interface between MATLAB and Simulink and the Robot Operating System (ROS and ROS2) that enables users to compose a network of nodes, model and simulate the ROS network, and generate embedded system software for ROS nodes.

6. Stateflow Training

R2019b offers Stateflow Onramp, an interactive tutorial to help users learn the basics of how to create, edit, and simulate Stateflow models. Like the existing Onramps for MATLAB, Simulink and deep learning, this self-paced learning course includes video tutorials and hands-on exercises with automated assessments and feedback.

R2019b is available immediately worldwide. For information on all new products, enhancements, and bug fixes to the MATLAB and Simulink product families, you can watch the R2019b Highlights video.

Source: MathWorks

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Primeur weekly 2019-09-23

Exascale supercomputing

ExaNeSt project successfully builds prototype for exascale ...

Atos unveils global High Performance Computing Test Lab in Angers, reinforcing its position as European leader in supercomputing ...

Quantum computing

"Poor-man's q-bit" based on spintronics can solve quantum problems at room temperature ...

A quantum leap ...

Stevens team closes in on 'holy grail' of room temperature quantum computing chips ...

Aliro democratizes quantum computing by making it accessible to any developer ...

Reply's study shows enormous potential for quantum computing as it leaps to market maturity ...

National Agenda for Quantum Technology: the next step for the Netherlands ...

New detection tool could be used to make quantum computers robust against unwanted environmental disturbances ...

One step closer future to quantum computers ...

IBM opens Quantum Computation Center in New York, brings world's largest fleet of quantum computing systems online, and unveils new 53-qubit quantum system for broad use ...

Focus on Europe

LuxProvide SA is responsible for the installation and operation of the "Meluxina" supercomputer ...

Finland's new BullSequana supercomputer Puhti and data management solution Allas from Atos to be inaugurated ...

ISC 2020 Contributed Programme calls for submission ...

New call for proposals in support of EU weather and climate model communities ...

Middleware

Baylor College of Medicine's Aiden Lab chooses Weka to accelerate genomics research ...

Oracle and Intel collaborate on Optane DC Persistent Memory performance breakthroughs in next-generation Oracle Exadata X8M ...

Hardware

Dell Technologies unveils groundbreaking servers and solutions for modern data centres ...

Compute Express Link Consortium (CXL) officially incorporates and announces expanded Board of Directors ...

Dr. Kurt Lauk, prominent business leader, former Chairman of Economic Council in Germany (Wirtschaftsrat), former advisor to Angela Merkel, joins Tachyum ...

Atos' BullSequana supercomputer powered by AMD processor sets world-record performance ...

Synopsys' new Embedded Vision Processor IP delivers industry-leading 35 TOPS performance for artificial intelligence SoCs ...

Liqid partners with ScaleMP to introduce Liqid Memory ...

Exxact announces Gold Partnership with ThinkParQ GmbH, to deliver BeeGFS Parallel Storage solutions for HPC, AI, and life science workloads ...

Inspur open-sources TF2, a full-stack FPGA-based Deep Learning inference engine ...

Applications

New method for detecting quantum states of electrons ...

Quantum physics - Simulating fundamental interactions with ultracold atoms ...

MathWorks announces release 2019b of MATLAB and Simulink ...

Scientists develop detailed representation of clouds in weather and climate models ...

Two French climate models consistently predict a pronounced global warming ...

Atos opens first lab for artificial intelligence in Germany ...

DOE awards ORNL researchers more than $11 million to advance quantum technologies ...

Artificial intelligence probes dark matter in the universe ...

Department of Energy and Cerebras Systems partner to accelerate science with supercompute scale artificial intelligence ...

The Cloud

EGI Foundation and Shanghai Science and Technology Innovation Resources Center sign MoU ...

DDN announces acquisition of IntelliFlash Enterprise Storage Business Unit from Western Digital ...

Oracle and VMware partner to support customers' hybrid Cloud strategies ...

Oracle Cloud automates security for critical workloads ...

Oracle delivers choice of deployment for its next-generation Cloud ...

2nd Gen AMD EPYC continues market momentum with new customers, new performance milestones and now 100 world records ...