singa-incubating-1.2.0 Release Notes


SINGA is a general distributed deep learning platform for training big deep learning models over large datasets.

This release includes following features:

  • Core components
    • [SINGA-290] Upgrade to Python 3
    • [SINGA-341] Added stride functionality to tensors for CPP
    • [SINGA-347] Create a function that supports einsum
    • [SINGA-351] Added stride support and cudnn codes to cuda
  • Model components
    • [SINGA-300] Add residual networks for imagenet classification
    • [SINGA-312] Rename layer parameters
    • [SINGA-313] Add L2 norm layer
    • [SINGA-315] Reduce memory footprint by Python generator for parameter
    • [SINGA-316] Add SigmoidCrossEntropy
    • [SINGA-324] Extend RNN layer to accept variant seq length across batches
    • [SINGA-326] Add Inception V4 for ImageNet classification
    • [SINGA-328] Add VGG models for ImageNet classification
    • [SINGA-329] Support layer freezing during training (fine-tuning)
    • [SINGA-346] Update cudnn from V5 to V7
    • [SINGA-349] Create layer operations for autograd
    • [SINGA-363] Add DenseNet for Imagenet classification
  • Utility functions and CI
    • [SINGA-274] Improve Debian packaging with CPack
    • [SINGA-303] Create conda packages
    • [SINGA-337] Add test cases for code
    • [SINGA-348] Support autograd MLP Example
    • [SINGA-345] Update Jenkins and fix bugs in compliation
    • [SINGA-354] Update travis scripts to use conda-build for all platforms
    • [SINGA-358] Consolidated RUN steps and cleaned caches in Docker containers
    • [SINGA-359] Create alias for conda packages
  • Documentation and usability
    • [SINGA-223] Fix side navigation menu in the website
    • [SINGA-294] Add instructions to run CUDA unit tests on Windows
    • [SINGA-305] Add jupyter notebooks for SINGA V1 tutorial
    • [SINGA-319] Fix link errors on the index page
    • [SINGA-352] Complete SINGA documentation in Chinese version
    • [SINGA-361] Add git instructions for contributors and committers
  • Bugs fixed
    • [SINGA-330] fix openblas building on i7 7700k
    • [SINGA-331] Fix the bug of tensor division operation
    • [SINGA-350] Error from python3 test
    • [SINGA-356] Error using travis tool to build SINGA on mac os
    • [SINGA-363] Fix some bugs in imagenet examples
    • [SINGA-368] Fix the bug in Cifar10 examples
    • [SINGA-369] the errors of examples in testing