A historical perspective on the development of commercial platforms for high performance scientific computing Marco Annaratone Technical teams within a variety of industries were among the first to discover the advantages of high performance computing with Linux clusters. Many engineering simulations are too compute-intensive for PCs and workstations, and require large-scale mainframes or supercomputers for them to be carried out in a reasonable...
Obtaining realistic measurements of high performance computing systems Nathan Wichmann Here's a hypothetical: Imagine you have to buy a new car, sight unseen. Would you base your decision solely on horsepower? Of course not. You'd want to compare several other factors, such as performance, ride handling, safety rating and fuel system. Even more critical would be choosing the right car
Acquiring signals for neuroprosthetics Bill Weaver, Ph.D. Now that summer is in full swing, the onslaught of blockbuster sci-fi movies and books has arrived. Much to the chagrin of pedigreed critics, alien technology coupled with special effects is a common formula for popular acclaim. Daring explorers discover a hidden trove of alien artifacts and, recognizing the portent to improved quality-of-life
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Notes from the road… Randy C. Hice I'm on a train somewhere in Switzerland, nearing the Italian border. The Alps are screaming past with intricate matrices of dormant vineyards covering the foothills. I'm daydreaming of how many people on this train are listening to something from the group War (City Country City) on an iPod. None likely. Statistically, probably no one else in Switzerland or Italy is listening to Lee Oskar
NeuroSolutions 5.0 is a highly graphical neural network development tool that enables users to create a neural network model for data.
S+ArrayAnalyzer 2.1 is a statistically-robust and adaptable microarray analysis software product enabling analyses of complex microarray data. In combination with S-PLUS 7, the software handles differential expression and class discovery/prediction
This intensive three-day event will assemble leaders from around the world in technical computing and other related fields for presentations on the latest advances in Mathematica and other Wolfram technologies.
The aim for IDA-2005 is to bring together a wide variety of researchers concerned with extracting knowledge from data, including people from statistics, machine learning, neural networks, computer science, pattern recognition, database management, and other areas.
In a dress rehearsal for the rendezvous between NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft and comet 9P/Tempel 1, the Hubble Space Telescope captured dramatic images of a new jet of dust streaming from the icy comet.
Computers just respond to commands, never “thinking” about the consequences. A new software language, however, promises to enable computers to reason much more precisely and thus better reflect subtleties intended by commands of human operators.
NASA has announced that a mission to fly to Jupiter will proceed to a preliminary design phase. The mission is called Juno, and it is the second in NASA's New Frontiers Program. The mission will conduct an in-depth study of the giant planet
A new form of water has been discovered by physicists in Argonne's Intense Pulsed Neutron Source (IPNS) Division. Called nanotube water, these molecules contain two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom but do not turn into ice even at temperatures near absolute zero…