Next Generation Simulation Software: From Challenges to Building Blocks - Winter 16

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Term
Winter 2016/17
Lecturer
Dr. Vasco Varduhn, Emily Mo-Hellenbrand, M.Sc.
Time and Place
see below for detailed schedule
Audience
Computational Science and Engineering (Seminar, module IN2183),
Informatics (Master-Seminar, module IN2107),
Max 12 participants.
Tutorials
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Exam
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Semesterwochenstunden / ECTS Credits
2 SWS (2S) / 4 ECTS (TUM participants)
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Description

The first supercomputers of the exascale area are envisaged around the year 2024. These machines will impose major challenges on simulation codes in order to run efficiently. Many challenges arise from the operation at the physical limits of the hardware and severe energy efficiency constraints. In this seminar, we will focus on the main challenges of exascale computing and discuss the approaches and building block for tackling these challenges.

Prerequisites

t.b.a.

Topics

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Requirements

For successful completion of the seminar course you have to fulfil the following tasks:

  • solid understanding of your topic (e.g. by implementation of the underlying algorithm)
  • writing of a paper (IEEE double-column format, 5-10 pages, max 10 pages total)
  • presentation (30 min + discussion)
  • participation in the presentations of all other participants
  • deadlines: t.b.a.