Willslab-Ply is a 12-thread multiuser workstation for moderately CPU-intensive simulations; it was installed in Feb 2019 as part of the University fleet refresh.


  • i7-8700 @ 3.2GHz, 64GB (12 threads)

  • Nvidia Quadro P2000 5GB

  • 64GB RAM (upgraded from 32GB)

  • 1TB SSD system drive

  • 1TB SSD dataset drive (mounted at /mnt/datasets)


  • Ubuntu 22.04.3

  • R 4.2.2; R packages: see post-install script


/mnt/datasets/objectnet (190GB) - The ObjectNet image set.

/mnt/datasets/imagenet/ (171GB) - The ImageNet 2012 image set.

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