Application Programming Interface. A protocol stipulating data formats and procedures allowing the functions and data handled by one computer program to be called externally by another program.
 Software technology that implements high-speed deep learning
See "Fujitsu Develops High-Speed Technology to Process Deep Learning," press release dated August 9, 2016 (http://www.fujitsu.com/global/about/resources/news/press-releases/2016/0809-01.html).
Graphics Processing Unit. A processor specially designed to process images; now often used for other purposes thanks to their very high processing speed.
Deep Learning Unit.
 K computer
A supercomputer and the core system of Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's High Performance Computing Initiative (HPCI), developed jointly by Fujitsu and RIKEN. When it went into general service in 2012, it had an estimated performance in the 10-petaflops range.
Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor. A semiconductor characterized by very low power consumption because nearly no current flows when it is in a static state. Used in the CPUs for Fujitsu's mainframes and supercomputers.
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Date: 29 November, 2016
Company: Fujitsu Limited
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