Sparse Convolutions for Faster Object Recognition

Published in AI Systems Workshop at SOSP, 2019

Recommended citation: Wei Hao and Shivaram Venkataraman, "Sparse Convolutions for Faster Object Recognition", AI Systems Workshop at Symposium on Operating Systems Principles(SOSP), 2019. http://learningsys.org/sosp19/assets/papers/21_CameraReadySubmission_sparse_conv_aisys19_final.pdf

This paper presents a preliminary technique for accelerating ML inference on sparse inputs by modifying the convolution operator to be sparsity-aware.