Bratislava: Chapter 2 out of 3

How to MPI So… In order to face the segmentation fault, Katerina performed changes in the allocations .. But not only in the makefiles, but into the input files too.. And that defeated the segmenation fault. But now she should

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Better Jota that down, are you sure thats Ricet.

I feel like the second book in a trilogy is always the best, so fingers crossed this will be the best blog. After the first week in Ljubljana, my supervisor let me loose. This meant all the hard work and

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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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Why is high performance computing so good for image analysis?

My Summer of HPC project  was officially titled “Development of  a sample application in PyCOMPSs”. As you can probably tell it’s a pretty vague title, and I was given a lot of freedom to come up with my own project,

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The need for speed

Imagine for a second the following: You are given access to one of the fastest supercomputers on Earth, if not the Universe! You are given a desk in an institute in the middle of pretty much nowhere, you are granted

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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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Two L’s and two J’s

Juelich, Germany: I’d like to begin with a little description of the introduction week in Germany, Juelich. Arriving on the Sunday, I was greeted by my roommate and a fabulous cup of English Tea with milk. As the famous saying

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In Situ Visualization Technique

Traditionally, the process of performing numerical simulations consists of three separate steps: First, the input parameters (such as initial or boundary conditions) are specified, then the simulation is executed and finally, in order to determine the result, it is necessary

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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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Python Public Service Announcement: Virtual environments

Snake oil - Python get it?...

Possibly fictitious excerpt from the Python Conference announcement of Virtual Environments. Most honorable Python developers, please raise your hand if you’ve ever gone from the highs of writing Python to the dreary comedowns of library version control. “Everybody raises hands”

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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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Sofia Kypraiou

Sophia Kypraiou is a young student from Greece. She is an undergraduate student at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens and she will graduate during September. She is currently finishing her thesis on “Temporal Recommendation

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Katerina Galata

Her name is Katerina Galata. She 21 years old and comes from Athens, Greece. She is an undergraduate chemical engineer in the National Technical University of Athens. At the moment, she is doing her diploma in particle simulations in order

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Gözde Sarıkaya

Gözde is 24 years old and comes from Istanbul, Turkey. She received her BSc in Mathematics, which also includes major with Computer Engineering. At the moment, she’s pursuing Master’s Degree on Information Security and Cryptography at Istanbul Technical University. Gözde

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Anurag Dogra

This is my good friend Anurag Dogra. He is an Indian born, linguistic magician, salsa dancing phenomenon, who loves to feast on polish food. He studied his undergraduate degree in India in Mechanical and Automotive engineering, before completing his masters

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Jiří Blahoš

My name is Jiří Blahoš. Currently I am 23 years old, and I live in Ostrava – the third largest city in the Czech Republic, located on the east side of the country. My hobbies include sports (tennis, biking, basketball,

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Training Week 2016!

PRACE Summer of HPC 2016 Update: Training week at Juelich This year, training week was at Juelich and it seems to have been the best training week yet! From MPI to Go-karting and good food, the week was a blast! It was

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MediVis project at Ostrava – CT prefiltering, segmentation and visualization

In this post I would like to continue the introduction section with the prefiltering, segmentation and visualization parts. As it was mentioned before, during the scanning process the CT machine recreates the inner image of the body in sequential axial

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MediVis project at Ostrava – CT scan

At this time I would like to introduce you to my project at IT4I National Supercomputing Center at Ostrava, Check. During this summer I was involved in a very interesting Post-processing and 3D visualization for medical 3D Visualization from CT images.

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The Art of Signal Processing

This blog will concentrate mainly on the processing methods that were employed for Martian surface interpolation. Our main aim was to use single satellite tracks that provide two dimensional cross sections of the Martian surface and subsurface. Clearly, to present

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Looking back at the training week

During the last few weeks before the Summer of HPC, I literally didn’t stop for a second. I was exhausted after trying to finish my exams so I was really looking forward to some time off. And what can be

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15 degrees, rain and HPC: Summer in Edinburgh (week 1)

The first week of our stay consisted of many introductions. Introductions to our site coordinator Catherine, to our project mentors Toni and Neelofer, to EPCC and King’s Buildings in general, to Edinburgh and of course to our projects. EPCC is

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Summer of HPC 2013

Summer of HPC 2013 Our previous event was a great success with 24 students hosted in the summer of 2013 working on 21 projects. Posts and information on SoHPC 2013 available at the Blog Archives 2013 Award winners Please follow

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SoHPC14’ Best Student Prize winner: Nicola Luminari

We are happy to announce that Nicola Luminari from Italy has won the SoHPC14 Best Student Prize! Nicola was on placement through the programme in the Czech Republic at IT4Innovations(VSB-Technical University of Ostrava), under the supervision of his project mentor

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Announcing the SoHPC Award Winners!

Yesterday, Dr. Sergi Girona, chair of the PRACE Board of Directors, presented awards to two exceptional students in recognition of their outstanding performance on the PRACE Summer of HPC. Vito Simonka (University of Maribor, Slovenia) was named HPC Ambassador and Niki Loppi (Aalto University, Finland) received the award for Best Visualisation.

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