Archive for February, 2011

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Bottleneck in scientific computing

Igor Chilingarian and Ivan Zolotukhin open their recent paper on the botteneck in scientific computing with: Present-day astronomical instruments and large surveys produce the data flow increasing exponentially in time. The CPU power required to analyse these data is also growing with the same pace following the Moore’s law; the same applies to the data […]

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Thursday, February 17th, 2011

NSF announces 2010 visualization challenge winners

The winners of the NSF’s 2010 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge were announced today. See the past winners: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003. Link via Wired Science.

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Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

VISualize 2011 announced

ITT VIS has announced an expanded VISualize 2011 in Washington, DC on April 12 – 14. The new three day format will have Workshops on the first day (morning for IDL, afternoon for ENVI), a day for the IDL User Group Meeting, and a day for the ENVI User Group Meeting. Abstracts for talks can […]

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Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

GPULib 1.4.4 released

GPULib 1.4.4 was released today! Many bugs were fixed in this release through our new QA/release process: a big one when doing full reduction in GPUTOTAL, several issues in GPUINIT, many issues if you build GPULib from source, better error handling, a couple memory leaks, and many more. Get the download from the Tech-X website. […]

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