Jeff Johnson

Jeff works in the SysML research group at Facebook AI Research (FAIR), working on novel GPU-based algorithms for machine learning, and ASIC/FPGA computer arithmetic research and development for linear algebra.

Jeff's Publications

April 07, 2020

RESEARCH

COMPUTER VISION

Rethinking floating point for deep learning

Reducing hardware overhead of neural networks for faster or lower power inference and training is an active area of research. Uniform quantization using integer multiply-add has been thoroughly investigated, which requires learning many…

Jeff Johnson,

April 07, 2020

April 07, 2020

RESEARCH

NLP

Fast Convolutional Nets With fbfft: A GPU Performance Evaluation

We examine the performance profile of Convolutional Neural Network training on the current generation of NVIDIA Graphics Processing Units. We introduce two new Fast Fourier Transform convolution implementations: one based on NVIDIA’s cuFFT…

Nicolas Vasilache, Jeff Johnson, Michael Mathieu, Soumith Chintala, Serkan Piantino, Yann LeCun,

April 07, 2020