Posts tagged with "Computation"

For article Making connections, career development highlight Women in Data Science regional event

Making connections, career development highlight Women in Data Science regional event

March 11, 2019 -  
For the second straight year, the HPC Innovation Center at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) played host to a Women in Data Science (WiDS) regional event on March 4, drawing in dozens of attendees from LLNL, local universities and other Bay Area national laboratories. Livermore was...
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Computation's Lori Diachin named one of HPCwire’s 'People to Watch' for 2019

March 1, 2019 -  
The online high-performance computing news publication HPCwire has named Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’ s Lori Diachin, Computation’s deputy associate director for science and technology, as one of its “People to Watch” in 2019. The honor recognizes key figures who are likely to propel the...
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Going deep: Lab employees get an introduction to world of machine learning, neural networks

Feb. 1, 2019 -  
Deep learning is one of the most popular and widely used machine learning methods due to its success with autonomous vehicles, speech recognition and image classification, to name a few emergent technologies. But what exactly is deep learning, and how can it best be applied to Lab projects?...
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Transforming the future: LLNL team explores electric grid modernization via HPC

Jan. 24, 2019 -  
A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) team has successfully deployed a widely used power distribution grid simulation software on a high-performance computing (HPC) system, demonstrating substantial speedups and taking a key step toward creating a commercial tool that utilities could...
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Playing video games may help researchers find personalized medical treatment for sepsis

Dec. 18, 2018 -  
A deep learning approach originally designed to teach computers how to play video games better than humans could aid in developing personalized medical treatment for sepsis, a disease that causes about 300,000 deaths per year and for which there is no known cure. Lawrence Livermore National...
For article DOE machines dominate record-breaking SC18

DOE machines dominate record-breaking SC18

Nov. 20, 2018 -  
They say everything’s bigger in Texas, and the 30 th anniversary of the annual International Conference of High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis ( SC18 ), held Nov. 11-16 in Dallas, did not disappoint. The conference, which broke records for attendees and exhibitors, saw...
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Sierra honored with Top Supercomputing Achievement from HPCwire

Nov. 13, 2018 -  
The high performance computing publication HPCwire on Tuesday handed Lawrence Livermore Laboratory ( LLNL ) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory ( ORNL ) their Editors’ Choice and Readers’ Choice Awards for the Top Supercomputing Achievement of 2018, recognizing the launch of the world’s two fastest...
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Sierra reaches higher altitudes, takes No. 2 spot on list of world's fastest supercomputers

Nov. 12, 2018 -  
Sierra , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s ( LLNL ) newest supercomputer, rose to second place on the list of the world’s fastest computing systems, TOP500 List representatives announced Monday at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis...
For article New algorithms to predict power grid impacts from hackers, earthquakes and … squirrels?

New algorithms to predict power grid impacts from hackers, earthquakes and … squirrels?

Nov. 7, 2018 -  
What would it take for an entire American city to lose power? What circumstances and failures in the electrical grid’s infrastructure would lead to a dramatic, long-term blackout? And what weak points could utility companies invest in to help prevent a catastrophic shutdown? A three-year project at...
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Celebrating diversity and inclusion in tech

Nov. 2, 2018 -  
The annual Grace Hopper Celebration ( GHC ) is the premier international gathering of women in computing. This September, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) sent 43 employees to GHC in Houston, Texas — the largest attendance from any national laboratory. Named after American computer...