The Chinese research team say potential uses of the AI model running on the Newest Generation Sunway supercomputer include autonomous vehicles and facial recognition. Photo: Shutterstock
The Chinese research team say potential uses of the AI model running on the Newest Generation Sunway supercomputer include autonomous vehicles and facial recognition. Photo: Shutterstock

China supercomputer achieves global first with ‘brain-scale’ AI model

  • Research team says latest Sunway machine is on a par with the US Frontier, named as the world’s most powerful just weeks earlier
  • Its speed has made it possible to train an artificial intelligence program with 174 trillion parameters, rivalling the synapses in the human brain

The Chinese research team say potential uses of the AI model running on the Newest Generation Sunway supercomputer include autonomous vehicles and facial recognition. Photo: Shutterstock
The Chinese research team say potential uses of the AI model running on the Newest Generation Sunway supercomputer include autonomous vehicles and facial recognition. Photo: Shutterstock
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