Advances in Supercomputing

A supercomputer is a computer with a high level of performance as compared to a general-purpose computer. The performance of a supercomputer is commonly measured in floating-point operations per second (FLOPS) instead of million instructions per second (MIPS). Since 2017, there are supercomputers which can perform over a hundred quadrillion FLOPS (petaFLOPS). Since November 2017, all of the world's fastest 500 supercomputers run Linux-based operating systems. Additional research is being conducted in China, the United States, the European Union, Taiwan and Japan to build faster, more powerful and technologically superior exascale supercomputers.

Components of the Book:
  • Chapter 1
    Paradigm Shift in Big Data SuperComputing: DataFlow vs. ControlFlow
  • Chapter 2
    Group-based variant calling leveraging next-generation supercomputing for large-scale whole-genome sequencing studies
  • Chapter 3
    Simultaneous multiprocessing in a software-defined heterogeneous FPGA
  • Chapter 4
    Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing Driven by Supercomputing
  • Chapter 5
    A visual analytics system for optimizing the performance of large-scale networks in supercomputing
  • Chapter 6
    Numerical libraries solving large-scale problems developed at IT4Innovations Research Programme Supercomputing for Industry
  • Chapter 7
    Learning Outcomes Based Evaluation of HPC Professional Training
  • Chapter 8
    Revisiting Master’s Program Design in Computational Science:: Case of ITMO University
  • Chapter 9
    Atomistic simulation of strength properties of conventional and nano-structured materials
  • Chapter 10
    Training bioinformaticians in High Performance Computing
  • Chapter 11
    Field-scale multi-phase LNAPL remediation: Validating a new computational framework against sequential field pilot trials
  • Chapter 12
    A portable platform for accelerated PIC codes and its application to GPUs using OpenACC
Readership: Students, academics, teachers and other people attending or interested in Supercomputing
Kristopher A. Standish, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, University of California, San Diego, USA

Sam Amiri, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Misbah Mubarak, Argonne National Laboratory, United States

Louisa J.Bellis, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Takanori Fujiwara, University of California, Davis, United States

John L.Rayner, CSIRO Land and Water,Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE), Australia

and more...
This Book

157pp. Published March 2020

Scientific Research Publishing,Inc.,USA

Category:Computer Science & Communications

ISBN: 978-1-61896-852-4

(Hardcover) USD 109.00

ISBN: 978-1-61896-851-7

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