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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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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Can you put bones in a blender?

In my previous post I mentioned that a team at IT4Innovations developed an interesting Plugin for Blender which is useful for processing Computed Tomography (CT) images. In this post, I will briefly discuss how this tool makes it extremely easy

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PRACE Summer of HPC 2017 Training Week

Most Summer of HPC participants arrived in Ostrava on Sunday. For them, an adventure that will see them away from home, friends and family for a period of two months had just began. But this adventure would see them working

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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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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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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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David Bourke

My name is David Bourke, and I am a Computer Engineering student studying for my integrated Masters degree in Trinity College Dublin (TCD). Before coming to TCD, I completed a Bachelors degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering at the Dublin

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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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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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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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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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CFD For Disasters

Natural disasters have been present since the beginning of time. In the beginning of June, more than 7,000 people were evacuated in the region of Bohemia, because of the flooding of Vltava and Elbe rivers [1]. According to estimates, the

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