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Practical limits of event-based algorithms for vectorizing Monte Carlo codes

Researchers in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division have undertaken a theoretical study to quantify practical limits on the efficiency of event-based algorithms.

December 18, 2017
Wozniak coauthors award-winning poster on machine learning and evolutionary computing

Justin Wozniak, a computer scientist in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, was coauthor of a poster that received a Best Poster Award at Mind Bytes, a research computing expo and symposium held in Chicago in May 2017. The award was presented in the area of scalability and performance.

December 18, 2017
Practical limits of event-based algorithms for vectorizing Monte Carlo codes

Researchers in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division have undertaken a theoretical study to quantify practical limits on the efficiency of event-based algorithms.

December 8, 2017
Disaster = Infrastructure + Hazard

Researchers in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory have developed a flexible framework, called the Hazard Impact Framework, or HIF, that assesses the impact of hazards on key infrastructure and describes the initial state of that infrastructure.

December 6, 2017
MCS Division researchers awarded INCITE supercomputing time

Two researchers in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory will participate in computational research projects involving advanced simulation and analysis on the

November 15, 2017
Researchers win Best Paper Award at NURETH-17

Argonne researchers E. Merzari, H. Yuan, A. Kraus, A. Obabko, and P. Fischer and their colleagues at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Texas A&M University have won a Best Paper Award at the 17th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal (NURETH-17), held in China in September 2017.

November 10, 2017
First Nek5000 hackathon

The first Nek5000 hackathon will be held Nov. 12–14, 2017, at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

November 8, 2017
Foster coauthors new book on cloud computing

A new book titled Cloud Computing for Science and Engineering, by Ian Foster and Dennis B. Gannon, has been published by MIT Press.

October 12, 2017
Keahey delivers keynote address at international conference

Kate Keahey, a computational scientist in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, gave a keynote presentation at the 13th ACM SIGPLAN/SIGOPS International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments (VEE’17), held in China in April 2017.

September 28, 2017
MCS Division papers highlighted in DOE top 40 scientific milestones over the past 40 years

Two papers coauthored by researchers in the Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division at Argonne National Laboratory have been selected by the U.S.

September 28, 2017