Unfinished creative work?

Two months of this summer have passed by very fast. It is the end of my Summer of HPC project and thus the end of my adventure in Scotland. However, is it the end of this project for sure? I’m

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Climbing higher everyday

During this summer I’m trying to get a little better every day. As a hiking enthusiast, I really love to get on track during weekends. Scottish Highlands paths seem to be slightly worse maintained and much less congested than Tatra Mountains

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Exploring Edinburgh, Python coding and many more

Hello everyone, Greetings from Edinburgh’s sunny festival season 🙂 During the past few weeks I have been both exploring this vibrant city and cultivating my Python programming skills. I will give you more details about how my work has been

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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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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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Dimitra Anevlavi

Hello World.f95, my name is Dimitra Anevlavi and I am from Greece. I am 22 very proud years old 🙂 and I am currently in my 4th year of studies in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the National Technical

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Sam Green

Hi, my name is Sam Green and I’m from a small city called Waterford in the South of Ireland. I grew up in the countryside surrounding the city (technically Kilkenny countryside but lets not get into those sort of details)

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Interactive weather forecasting on supercomputers as a tool for education

Project reference: 1708 A common and very important application of HPC is that of weather forecasting. In conjunction with the UK Met Office we have developed a new, state of the art, atmospheric model which the scientific community use to

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Online visualisation of current and historic supercomputer usage

Project reference: 1709 We house and run the UK national supercomputing service, ARCHER, which has an active user base of around 3000 users. Many different people rely on this machine as a crucial instrument in their science and there are

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Development and validation of real-time earthquake hazard models

Project reference: 1707 Operational earthquake forecasting is a novel scientific direction of Seismology focusing on providing real-time earthquake likelihoods during the evolution of an aftershock sequence. The moment a major earthquake occurs, decision-makers need expert advice to both support proactive

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From an edge to the whole picture

Hi there! It’s almost the end of summer holidays and the summer of HPC, and I still haven’t made to tell you everything about what I’m working on. I was done with the CFD exercise so I started with a new one

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Two applications for two techniques

Having already introduced you to the technique that will be used for my project in one of my previous posts let me share with you some more things about the application. The application will be used at outreach events and

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Has the rain stopped yet?

Indeed, as the summer comes to an end I realize I had a lot of rain – both here in Scotland and on my computer screen. My project was to develop a weather visualisation application which will be used at

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Finding the fireball

A legend says that there was once a warm sunny day in Scotland. I have started my quest to find out if the myth was true, but I was not the only one. A group of scientists from the UK

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Python, MPI, CFD and ARCHER – what is a bigger challenge?

Hi Guys! In this blog post, I would like to introduce you my project “Parallelising Scientific Python Applications” which I’m working on at EPCC under Dr. Neelofer Banglawala. Wait! Sit down, don’t worry and get a cup of excellent British tea.

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If not task farming then what?

When I decided to apply for the EPCC project of the Summer of HPC I knew that my project will be related to some outreach events and it will have educational purposes too.  It has to display how parallelism works

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Familiarizing with Edinburgh

A bit of history at the beginning. Once upon a time in the town of Edinburgh, Scotland – it was a cloudy summer day, not very cold but also not very warm. Just a typical Scottish day (if you know

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Scotland for the summer, seriously?

  “It’s gonna be cold and rainining up there the whole time…” If I got a pound every time  I heard that in the last months, I could buy a kilt (which are not cheap by the way). While most

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Summer in the North

If we make a wordcloud for all the things that we said during the training week in Juelich, the biggest word would be “WHERE” I guess. Was that nerdy enough for an introduction for an HPC summer program?  “Where are

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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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Anna Gradou

Anna Gradou is a young student from Athens, Greece. She is 23 years old and she is currently finishing her undergraduate studies at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens. She is doing her thesis which

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Tomislav Šubić

“When I saw Tomislav for the first time I knew that he is not the right person to make a fun of,” said his best friend Boris. “He doesn’t say a much, but I just know, you say the wrong

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15 degrees, rain and HPC: Summer in Edinburgh (week 4)

After visiting Edinburgh Castle during the previous weekend, I was determined to dive deeper into all those things that are typical for Edinburgh. One of the most iconic ones? The Edinburgh Royal Military Tattoo! The actually affordable tickets (starting at

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15 degrees, rain and HPC: Summer in Edinburgh (week 3)

The first and probably most important task due for our third week in Edinburgh was the Week 3 report. It’s not only about presenting our project after about two weeks of work but also updating the time schedule and preparing

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