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Faster Parallel Computing

MIT News (09/13/16) Larry Hardesty

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) this week are presenting Milk, a new programming language, at the 25th International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques in Haifa, Israel. 169 more words

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Masters thesis and parallel computing

I am currently taking a course on Parallel Computing this semester under Dr. F. Cabarle. The course will require programming on a graphics processing unit… 207 more words

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Texas Goes Big With 18-Petaflop Supercomputer

Computerworld (06/02/16) Patrick Thibodeau

The Stampede 2 supercomputer to be set up at the Texas Advanced Computer Center (TACC) is designed to replace and approximately double the performance of Stampede, its 9-petaflop predecessor. 190 more words

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U.S. Efforts to Build Next-Gen Supercomputer Take Shape

Computerworld (04/25/16) Patrick Thibodeau

The U.S. government has set a 2023 deadline to develop an exascale computer that can solve science problems 50 times faster than is possible with currently available 20-petaflop computers. 145 more words

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Using Multiple Cores For MCMC Chains

I’m currently working on a research project where within a function I want to generate K posterior samples with disperse starting values via MCMC, assess convergence via scale reduction factors, and combine the latter half of these samples for future inference if convergence is met. 1,095 more words

Future Directions for NSF Advanced Computing Infrastructure Report Now Available

National Science Foundation (05/04/16) Aaron Dubrow

A just-issued report commissioned by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) and conducted by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine studies priorities and associated trade-offs for advanced computing investments and strategy. 157 more words

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[Python] 3 Ways of Multi-threaded Matrix Multiplication

Recently, I have implemented 3 different ways of multi-threaded matrix multiplication. There are 3 ways of thinking when writing a parallel program: –

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