Amazon’s deep learning darling MXNet hits Apache Incubator

MXNet, chosen by Amazon as its “deep learning framework of choice,” has been accepted into the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) Incubator to support its future development.

This is not the only machine learning project with ASF sponsorship. Apache Mahout provides scalable machine learning resources on Hadoop clusters; Apache Spark has machine learning functionality as well. However, MXNet is specifically aimed at deep learning, which is used in complex applications like speech recognition or computer vision.

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from InfoWorld Cloud Computing