A Recipe To Train A Machine

Hi, this is going to be my last post. I am going to introduce to you the machine learning (ML) pipeline in my project 🙂 In short, ML is a set of approaches to make data predictions using a series

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The World of 3D Web Visualisation

The summer in Italy is not seeming to end but my stay here does. In my last post I showcased my work which was by that time almost done. From then, the looks didn’t change much, only the underlying stuff

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Which is the busiest node in the HPC cluster

What is a high-performance computer (HPC)? In simple terms, nowadays it is a cluster of innumerous ‘mini’ computers (nodes) interlinked by the same network. When a big calculation is submitted to the HPC, it will be fragmented into thousands of

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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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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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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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Antti Mikkonen

Greetings from the far north! My name is Antti and I like all sorts of things mathematical. There’s just something very savoury about a well-structured, intuitive and dumbfounding mathematical proof. Basically, I like to look for problems and solve them.

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Shukai Wang

Hi everyone! I am Shukai Wang, a Chinese girl from a very very very beautiful city, called Hangzhou (you should visit!), I have spent my past 7 years in the UK but I am now following the two-month PRACE Summer of HPC program

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Petr Stehlík

Ahoj! My name is Petr and I come from a magical land of beer – Czech Republic. I live and study in Brno, the second largest city, sometimes called the Silicon Valley of central Europe. Last spring I finished my

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Ostrava : A city with a heart of steel

For sure, information about the city near the border of the Czech Republic where four rivers meet can be found in most tour guides. But I would still like to share with you how we discovered the hidden vibes of

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Visualization of real motion of human body based on motion capture technology

Project reference: 1714 Main objective of this project is to create platform for visualization of real motion of human body based on motion capture technology. First 3D virtual model of human skeleton will be created. This model will be moving

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Performance visualization for bioinformatics pipelines

Project reference: 1715 Supercomputers can help speed up the drug discovery using machine learning. Within the project the student will work with our tool that deploys new programming model and scheduler for running complex pipelines in a distributed environment on

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How to Blender: Supercomputer Edition

Welcome everyone. Today I will walk you step by step through how I use Blender in this project. This post will contain many pictures, as the content is pretty graphic, but they have been slightly modified for simplicity and to keep the focus on

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Researching the center of Europe

After the amazing training week in Juelich Supercomputing Centre where we had a brief introduction to OpenMP, MPI, ParaView, CUDA and some Team Building, it was time to start with the real business. I got into a plane headed to the heart of

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Marta Cudova

Marta CUDovA. Parallel computing is her destiny. For sure!

Marta Cudova is a 25 years old Czech girl coming from the heart of the South Moravia, a lovely city called Brno. She has just finished her master’s studies in the field of Computer and Embedded Systems at the Brno University

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Alex Rodriguez Segrelles

Alejandro is a student from Valencia, Spain. Right now he is working towards finishing a Bachelor’s Degree in Informatics Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, in the Software Engineering branch. He would really like to head his career towards

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Wi-Fi Planner, a breakthrough in gaming history

After the presentation of the trailer at Gamescom and subsequent hype among its attendees, I am glad to announce the upcoming release of Wi-Fi Planner; the ultimate simulation game in which choosing the right spot to place your router or

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4 things Irish people should know before they go abroad

Since getting a chance to travel a bit I’ve noticed a few things that I wish I had known before I leaving Dublin. For my fellow Irish I have compiled this short list of things you should keep in mind in hope that

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Feelings during the summer of HPC – Ostrava

After one month, I am pleased to say that I am enjoying myself here. I think it is not an exaggeration to say that everything has happened according to Murphy’s law. J So I am full of positive experiences, let’s

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Development of a mesh creation tool

It’s been a while since I started working on my project here in the IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Center (IT4I), so I figured this would be a good time to give you an update on what I’ve been doing. My project

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A picture is worth a thousand thousand tiny numbers.

This week I decided to talk a bit more about my project. Here at IT4Innovations they have innovated a program abbreviated ESPRESO (ExaScale PaRallel FETI SOlver). It is a highly efficient solver that contains FETI based algorithms. FETI, other than sounding like

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The (short) story of a month at SoHPC

As you already know by reading the other SoHPCers posts, this adventure starts in Barcelona, more precisely on the beach, where we all took lessons on MPI, OpenMP, performance measurement tools, visualisation tools, etc. You might have also read all

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The Colours of Ostrava

Ostrava really showed us it’s true ‘colours’ during our second weekend when we attended the Czech Republic’s largest music festival: Colours of Ostrava. Only half an hour commute from IT4Innovations the colours was four days long, starting on Thursday, and finishing on Sunday.

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Oh, Ostrava!

After a thrilling week in Barcelona, during which we met so many new friends, Sergio, Laszlo, and I arrived at the Technical University of Ostrava in the Czech Republic last week. We were greeted by magnificent weather. Conveniently, the first Monday after our arrival

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