Posts tagged with "Computation"

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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...
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LLNL-Norway collaboration seeks improved predictive models for cancer outcomes

Nov. 6, 2018 -  
A group of researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently visited the Cancer Registry of Norway (CRN) in Oslo to discuss the progress of ongoing collaborations between the two institutions aimed at applying big data analytics to predicting cancer risk and mortality. The U.S.-...
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Lawrence Livermore unveils NNSA’s Sierra, world’s third fastest supercomputer

Oct. 26, 2018 -  
The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration ( NNSA ), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) and its industry partners today officially unveiled Sierra, one of the world’s fastest supercomputers, at a dedication ceremony to celebrate the system’s completion. Sierra...
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DOE to issue joint solicitation for HPC programs

Oct. 24, 2018 -  
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation ( HPC4EI ) Initiative has announced it will issue its first joint solicitation in November for two of its pillar initiatives, the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program ( HPC4Mfg ) and the High...
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LLNL/LBNL team named as Gordon Bell Award finalists for work on modeling neutron lifespans

Sept. 20, 2018 -  
A team of scientists and physicists headed by the Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories has been named as one of six finalists for the prestigious 2018 Gordon Bell Award, one of the world’s top honors in supercomputing. Using the Department of Energy’s newest supercomputers...