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BenchCouncil: International Open Benchmark Council


International Open Benchmark Council (BenchCouncil) is a non-profit research institute which aims to promote the standardization, benchmarking, evaluation, incubation, and promotion of open-source chip, AI, and Big Data techniques.

What's New:

11/14/2019: Chips 2019 (Dec 18-20 @ Beijing, China) is online. Chips 2019 is organized by BenchCouncil and Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences, aiming to discuss the key technology, software and hardware ecology of chips industry.

10/28/2019: Bench'19 Call for Participation. Bench'19 Program is updated. Bench'19 provides six keynote presentations, four invited talks, seventeen regular paper presentations, four AI challenge paper presentations, and BenchCouncil AI Benchmarks tutorial.

10/23/2019: AIBench is open sourced, including AIBench framework, 2 end-to-end application benchmarks, 16 component benchmarks, and 12 micro benchmarks. AIBench covers sixteen prominent AI problem domains, including classification, image generation, text-to-text translation, image-to-text, image-to-image, speech-to-text, face embedding, 3D face recognition, object detection, video prediction, image compression, recommendation, 3D object reconstruction, text summarization, spatial transformer, and learning to rank.

10/23/2019: AIBench technical report updated. AIBench is the first industry-scale end-to-end AI benchmark suite, joint with a lot of industry partners. First, we present a highly extensible, configurable, and flexible benchmark framework, containing multiple loosely coupled modules like data input, prominent AI problem domains, online inference, offline training and automatic deployment tool modules.

10/16/2019: Bench 18 proceeding is online. Bench 18 is organized by International Open Benchmark Council (BenchCouncil) and dedicated to benchmarking, measuring, and optimizing complex systems.

10/16/2019: Call for BenchCouncil Achievement Award Nomination. This award recognizes a senior researcher, who has made long-term contributions to the benchmarking, measuring, and optimizing community. Any member of this community is welcome to nominate an individual who is eligible for this award.

10/06/2019: Call for HPC AI System Award Nomination. This award recognizes a group of scientists and engineers, who have made significant contributions to the design, implementation of a state-of-the- art or state-of-the-practice system. This year, the award is dedicated to the HPC AI systems.

09/26/2019: Performance numbers are updated. BenchCouncil publish the performance numbers of intelligent chips, using six representative component benchmarks in AIBench. The numbers comprehensively evaluate eight NVIDIA GPUs, covering different types, different architectures, different memory capacities, and having different prices.

09/17/2019: SC 19 BoF is online. The BoF forum is about BenchCouncil AI Benchmarks SC19 in Denver, Colorado, USA. November 19, 2019 (Tuesday), 05:15 pm - 06:45 pm (An hour and a half). Room 503-504.

09/07/2019: Bench 19 Registration is open. Bench 19 provides a high-quality, single-track forum for presenting results and discussing ideas that further the knowledge and understanding of the benchmark community as a whole.

08/12/2019: AIBench, HPC AI500, AIoT Bench, Edge AIBench are released.

08/12/2019: BigDataBench is updated.

06/27/2019 - 06/29/2019: 2019 BenchCouncil International Symposium on Intelligent Computers is held in Shenzhen.

05/01/2019: BenchCouncil Competition is online for registration.

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