Baidu Tech Blog

Blog 2017-05-22T04:01:04+00:00

PaddlePaddle Fluid: Elastic Deep Learning on Kubernetes

Two open source communities—PaddlePaddle, the deep learning framework originated in Baidu, and Kubernetes®, the most famous containerized application scheduler—are announcing the Elastic Deep Learning (EDL) feature in PaddlePaddle’s new release codenamed Fluid. Fluid EDL includes [...]

December 12th, 2017|

Deep Speech 3: Even more end-to-end speech recognition

Accurate speech recognition systems are vital to many businesses, whether they are a virtual assistant taking commands, video reviews that understand user feedback, or improve customer service. However, today’s world-class speech recognition systems can only [...]

October 31st, 2017|

A Spatial-Temporal Modeling Framework for Large-scale Video Understanding

By Xiao Liu and Shilei Wen This blog discusses a novel approach to video recognition and classification that won Baidu first place at the ActivityNet Challenge this year.Artificial intelligence technologies are no longer limited to [...]

August 21st, 2017|

Baidu Research Announces Next Generation Open Source Deep Learning Benchmark Tool

Baidu Research today unveiled the next generation of DeepBench, the open source deep learning benchmark that now includes measurement for inference. The announcement was made at the O’Reilly AI Conference in New York. In September [...]

June 28th, 2017|

Deep Speaker: an End-to-End System for Large-Scale Speaker Recognition

By Chao Li, Ajay Kannan and Zhenyao Zhu Speaker recognition algorithms seek to determine the identity of a speaker from audio. Two common recognition tasks are verification (determining whether speakers are who they claim to [...]

May 9th, 2017|

An AI agent with human-like language acquisition in a virtual environment

Despite tremendous progress, artificial intelligence is still limited in many ways. For example, in computer games, if an AI agent is not pre-programmed with game rules, it must try millions of times before figuring out [...]

March 29th, 2017|

Introducing SwiftScribe: A Breakthrough in AI-Powered Transcription Software

Today we are proud to announce the beta launch of Baidu’s first AI-powered transcription software, SwiftScribe. We set out to develop SwiftScribe to fix a pain point – the time-consuming process of manually transcribing word-by-word. Now, [...]

March 13th, 2017|