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IEEE 2941.1-2022

IEEE Standard for Operator Interfaces of Artificial Intelligence

A set of operator interfaces frequently used in artificial intelligence (AI) applications is defined in this standard, where the AI operators refer to the standard building blocks and primitives for performing basic AI operations. The functionality and the specific input and output operands of an AI operator are discussed, as well as both generality and efficiency. Various types of operators, such as those related to basic mathematics, neural network, and machine learning, are highlighted.

Sponsor Committee
C/DC - Data Compression Standards Committee
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PAR Approval
Board Approval

Working Group Details

IEEE Computer Society
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Sponsor Committee
C/DC - Data Compression Standards Committee
Working Group
AIM - AI Model Representation, Compression, Distribution and Management
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IEEE Program Manager
Meng Zhao
Working Group Chair
Yonghong Tian

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IEEE Draft Standard for Application Programming Interface (API) of Deep Learning Inference Engine

A set of application program interfaces (APIs) is defined in this standard, which is aimed at breaking down the barriers between different deep learning inference engines and applications. The APIs are comprised of functional interfaces including parameter reading, model compilation optimization, operator registration, thread management, input/output data acquisition, inference instance creation and inference execution.

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IEEE Standard for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Model Representation, Compression, Distribution, and Management

The AI development interface, AI model interoperable representation, coding format, and model encapsulated format for efficient AI model inference, storage, distribution, and management are discussed in this standard.

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