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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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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Andreas Neophytou

Awkward Introductions So, I’m supposed to write a blog about myself and my project during the summer. I have no idea what to type and I suddenly feel a real kinship with this dog. Truthfully, I’d much rather hear about

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Apache Spark: Are Big Data tools applicable in HPC?

Project reference: 1703 This project started as a SoHPC 2016 project, where we implemented routinely used quantum chemistry Hartree-Fock (HF) method in Apache Spark framework. Due to a lack of time, several goals remained unreached, such as: how efficient can

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Calculation of nanotubes by utilizing the helical symmetry properties

Project reference: 1704 In calculations of nanotubes prevail methods based on a one-dimensional translational symmetry using a huge unit cell. A pseudo two-dimensional approach, when the inherent helical symmetry of general chiralitynanotubes is exploited, has been limited to simple approximate

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From a Desolate Düren Platform to Spark in Slovakia

Its been one hell of a first couple of weeks here despite the worrying last leg of the trip to Juelich. Everything was smooth sailing until Düren train where the train to Juelich was leaving from an apparently non-existent platform

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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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