Accelerating iterative solvers by chance

tools of the trade

The project I have laid my hands on goes under the fancy title of Hybrid Monte Carlo Method for Matrix Computation on P100 GPUs Now most will understand the ending, but not the beginning of the above. Thus I’ll endeavor

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Beats of Bratislava

First Impressions Here we go, my second official blog post (does this mean I can add blog writing to the skills section of my CV?). I think I’m starting to get the hang of this blog writing stuff (I’d appreciate

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My journey to the summer of HPC

—May all your dreams blossom ✿   Friends, are you considering applying for the PRACE Summer of HPC program but are concerned that you might not have the relevant experience? Are you worried that your programming skills are not good enough

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Vectorization and The eye of Jülich

Hello, with this post I would like to give an update about my project and other interesting activities. My current progress is mainly related to exercises for using vectorization and the Xeon Phi co-processors and therefore it would better to

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Collect-Organise-Visualise: A Visualisation Dashboard for Fostering the Exploration of Climate Data

Visualisation is realising a growing recognition as a pivotal part of the data analysis process. As the title suggests, the project aims to avail data visualisation to help the climate research community answer or discover interesting questions about the field.

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Discovering the secrets of El Niño

El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a major climate pattern that consists of oscillations of the meteorological parameters in the equatorial Pacific ocean. It happens every 2 to 7 years but it is not periodically stable. What is ENSO? Normal weather

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Make it simple but significant – HPC usage visualisation

Almost two weeks have passed since my first visit to EPCC at the University of Edinburgh. I met my mentor in the first week and we’ve started working on my project from the first minute of our meeting. A little

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Introduction: Trifactorization in Ljubljana

After an exciting training week in Ostrava, Paras and I had probably the most convenient travel possibility to our site because Leon brought us to Ljubljana by car. On the way, we made a small detour to listen to a concert

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The Sweet Sweet Sounds of Radio-City

Be it in films, visual arts or computer games, photorealistic rendering of a virtual scene has been a hot topic for decades. The ultimate aim of my project is to create a photorealistic render of a simple scene like the

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Full speed ahead – Accelerating ocean simulations

Coastal wave propagation Atlantic veros ocean simulation

How will Earth’s climate change in the next century? This is the kind of questions climate researchers ask themselves and the reason they develop global climate models. These are used to simulate conditions over long periods of time and under

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PRACE Summer of HPC 2017 Participants

Mr. Anton Lebedev, Hybrid Monte Carlo Method for Matrix Computation on P100 GPUs, BSC, Barcelona, Spain Mr. Aleksander Wennersteen, Monte Carlo and Deep Learning Methods for Enhancing Crowd Simulation, BSC, Barcelona, Spain Mr. Adrián Rodríguez Bazaga, Apache Spark: Are Big

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Adding a new dimension to object tracking

point tracking, optical flow, lucas kanade

If you read my presentation blog post and you have come here expecting to see some nice visualizations about dying blowflies, then keep reading as I have a little surprise for you. As you may already know, my project is

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Letting things ‘flow’

After the stimulating training week at IT4Innovations, Ostrava we (me, Jan and our site supervisor Dr. Leon Kos) set forth on a long, exhausting but finally much rewarding drive towards Slovenia. Special thanks to Leon, as I got the opportunity

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Haggis actually isn’t half bad…

The Summer of HPC 2017 training week has long since passed and we have all started our projects in our respective countries. It has been about 2 weeks since we landed in Edinburgh and within that time I think I

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# Machine-Learning in Python for Well Log Correlation

# import Cup_Of_Tea as English_Tea # import Blog_Post as Introduction # Hello everyone 🙂 I am currently in Edinburgh, home of the biggest celebration of arts and culture on the planet, and of course I am referring to the famous

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A first glance of Bratislava

Bratislava city picture

It’s been more than a week since the Summer of HPC program began, and these days have been quite interesting, getting to know members of the Computing Center of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and finding out more details about

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The HIPbit, or There and Back Again

Forschungszentrum Jülich is quite an interesting place to work at. You can think of it as a town in the middle of nowhere where over the half of the population are scientists or technicians. The research center even has its

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Artificial Brains for enhancing Crowd Simulations?!

A visualisation of a biological neural network.

Hi all, In my previous post I introduced myself and the SoHPC programme. Now it’s time for my project. Why Crowd Simulation? Throughout history, humankind has had a clear preference for grouping together in larger and larger groups. On the global scale, 54

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Under the spell of Athena (and Jupiter)

It was a very very long trip, which began on Sunday at 2 p.m. and ended on Monday at 11 pm (with a 15-hours stopover in Milan), but finally, I landed in Athens! Since first sight from the plane, I understood this was

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Visualising Human Skeletal Motion

In a nutshell, the objective of my project this summer is to develop a visualisation of real human skeletal motion based on motion capture. I will be working at IT4Innovations, the Czech national Supercomputing Center in Ostrava, where the Salomon

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When Big Data Becomes Too Big

spaghetti-bolognese

As a guy from Central Europe, upon arriving to Bologna my first reaction wasn’t subtle: “Damn, it’s hot!”.  After two weeks of getting used to the weather, I can say that I am still boiling. I will return to temperatures

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Getting around CINECA – The beginning of web visualization.

“It was a warm summer evening in Ancient Greece…” says Sheldon Cooper when trying to teach some Physics to Penny. My story for the next two months, which I am going to explain in this blog, starts in a similar

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Forest Road, take me to the Summer of HPC…

It has been one and a half weeks since the PRACE Summer of HPC program has begun. I have settled here very well, having a quick run in the forest just before breakfast, enjoying the singing of the birds, working on the

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Jakub Nurski

Jakub Nurski on the summit of Sněžka, Czech Republic.

My name is Jakub Nurski. I am an ambitious B.Eng student of Computer Science in Poznan University of Technology in Poland. I also work there for a small start-up that provides innovative software for photovoltaic companies. Bringing green energy to

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Paras Kumar

Ljubljana, Triple Bridge, Ljubljanica, Slovenia

Hello Readers, as might be suggested by the title of this post, here I’ll try to introduce myself and also give a glimpse of what this amazing experience called the PRACE Summer of HPC program probably has in store for

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