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Intel to add ‘deep learning’ instructions to Xeon

Piotr Luc of Intel submitted a patch to the Linux kernel, adding ‘deep learning’ instrutions for future Xeon processors.

https://lkml.org/lkml/2016/10/12/530
[PATCH] x86/cpufeature: Add AVX512_4VNNIW and AVX512_4FMAPS features.
AVX512_4VNNIW  – Vector instructions for deep learning enhanced word variable precision.
AVX512_4FMAPS – Vector instructions for deep learning floating-point single precision.
The new instructions are to be used in future Intel Xeon & Xeon Phi processors.
The spec can be found in Intel Software Developer Manual or in Instruction Set Extensions Programming Reference.
See https://software.intel.com/sites/default/files/managed/69/78/319433-025.pdf.

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