Improved simulation accuracy and execution time vital in disaster mitigation Per Nyberg & Ilene Carpenter The Earth Sciences have traditionally played a key role in defining the requirements of high performance computing (HPC) platforms. As early HPC adopters, scientists studying the weather and climate pushed HPC systems to their limits
Is the tail wagging the dog? David Hessler A common complaint among laboratory software purchasers today is that commercially available product choices have serious limitations, requiring the users to adjust their workflows and practices, even database choices. We find that this is a source of ongoing frustration and dissatisfaction in our
The hunt for the right commodity interconnect Scott Studham A cluster of workstations may reach the vaunted classification of "supercomputer" when you can run tightly coupled
Frequency analysis with the Hilbert-Huang Transform Bill Weaver, Ph.D We start to look at vectors and their importance to motion analysis around chapter three of the freshman physics text. By that time, the related concepts of position, displacement, velocity and acceleration have been introduced, and we start with
The prospects for another Earth-Simulator-like event in 2005 are very good Horst D. Simon Since 1993, the TOP500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers has been released twice a year. The publication of the 23rd list a few weeks ago during the International Supercomputer Conference in Heidelberg, Germany, was a much-anticipated and closely watched event
Vance V. Kershner, President, LabWare, Inc. Being a LIMS vendor for over ten years offers a unique vantage point to observe what makes the industry tick and to understand what works and what doesn't. As much as things change, so do they stay the same from a principle point of view.
Simple method reduces noise in measurement platforms Tom Downey Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies today are investing billions of dollars collecting, storing, and analyzing data from new genomic and proteomic technologies. It is expected that analysis of this data will result in the discovery of new biomarkers and improve the
SigmaStat 3.0 and SigmaPlot are bundled for the analysis and graphic presentation of research data. While the two components of the bundle may be used as single packages or together, they expressively complement each others’ work.
nQuery Advisor is software specifically for power/sample size calculations. It assists the researcher in determining the data variation and a desired or specified effect size necessary to calculate these in a user-friendly format. This release contains many analyses, tabular and formatting modes.
StatXact 6 is a software package designed for exact, distribution-free inference with continuous or categorical data.
StatTools is a statistics add-in for Microsoft Excel. It replaces Excel’s statistics functions with a comprehensive and accurate toolset that allows users to perform advanced statistical analysis in Excel without exporting to another application.
Design-Expert software is a specialized design of experiments package that reveals vital factors in products or processes and the interactions between them. It maximizes desirability for dozens of responses simultaneously and displays the resulting sweet spot.
StatMate takes the guesswork out of evaluating how many data points you’ll need for an experiment, and is designed to make it easy for you to quickly calculate the power of an experiment to detect various hypothetical differences.
SAS9 offers a new platform, enhanced analytics and refined user interfaces. This software is designed to accommodate changing organizational needs without any loss of efficiency.
JMSL is a collection of mathematical, statistical, financial, and charting classes, written in Java, that provides the ability to develop network-centric, cost-effective applications.