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Compiling Python Numerics to GPU wuth Theano

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2010 12:40:15 -0400

There goes one plan for my sabbatical.  I guess on the positive side, it's
good someone has had the same idea (even if the implementation seems a little
clunky compared to Lepl).

http://deeplearning.net/software/theano/introduction.html
http://deeplearning.net/software/theano/index.html

Andrew

Theano Experience

From: andrew cooke <andrew@...>

Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2010 17:39:44 -0400

I used todays source and found:
- a pile of tests failed on install
- it doesn't work with gcc-4.4 (standard on OpenSuse 11.2), despite CUDA 
  working OK
- when I use ggc-4.3 (they describe how to do this), the test says that
  it's using GPU then reports it used the CPU.
- specifying the float type finally fixes that.

Having said that, I could have been a bit smarter and the response to emails
was quick.  You can see the whole thing here: http://groups.google.com/group/theano-users/browse_thread/thread/6b091d02d6260dc1

So looks promising, if still a little raw (understandably) now.

Andrew

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