Posts tagged with "Computation"

capture the flag

Cyber Defense Challenge for teens slated

June 25, 2018 -  
Middle and high school students who want to burnish their cybersecurity skills -- or learn more about careers in computer science and cybersecurity -- can attend a workshop Wednesday, June 27. The event, a “Cyber Defense Challenge for Teens,” will be offered in two identical sessions, from 10:30 a...
sierra

LLNL’s Sierra is third fastest supercomputer

June 25, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s ( LLNL ) next-generation supercomputer, Sierra, is the third-fastest computing system in the world, according to the TOP500 list announced today at the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Expected to be fully operational this fall...
For article Machine learning model predicts phenomenon key to understanding material properties

Machine learning model predicts phenomenon key to understanding material properties

June 5, 2018 -  
Using machine learning, evolutionary algorithms and other advanced computational techniques, researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have successfully modeled how atoms are arranged between the crystals that make up most materials, a development that could impact how future...
cyber

Science bowl finalists take on cyber challenge

May 10, 2018 -  
For the second year, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) staff and Cyber Defender students conducted the CyberCraft Cyber Challenge for the middle school finalists at the National Science Bowl ® (NSB). CyberCraft is a “Jeopardy Show-like,” question-and-answer-style Capture the Flag...
hackathon

Persistence prevails at Hackathon

April 27, 2018 -  
All hackathons at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) have common elements -- energized conversations, tangled laptop cords, plenty of food, horseplay and hijinks -- but each occasion is unique. These triannual events pack a variety of projects and new ideas into a 24-hour period. The...
For article DOE announces request for proposal for LLNL's next-generation exascale supercomputer

DOE announces request for proposal for LLNL's next-generation exascale supercomputer

April 9, 2018 -  
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry today announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the development of at least two new exascale supercomputers, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ’s next-generation system code-named “El Capitan.” Scheduled to be deployed at Lawrence...
data science institute

Lab's Data Science Institute brings best minds in AI, machine learning under one umbrella

April 3, 2018 -  
Machine learning. Deep learning. Artificial intelligence. Computer vision. Big data analytics. These aren’t just techie buzzwords — they’re all areas of research that fall under the sweeping term “data science.” So how does a national laboratory, with researchers exploring all of these areas and...
sepsis

Machine learning models could save lives through personalized sepsis diagnostics

April 4, 2018 -  
Researchers and clinicians may be able to track the progression of sepsis, a potentially life-threatening condition characterized by an extreme reaction to infection, with more precision and confidence using machine learning models developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ( LLNL ) in...
dubois

Breaking the Law: Lawrence Livermore, Department of Energy look to shatter Moore’s Law through quantum computing

March 19, 2018 -  
The laws of quantum physics impact daily life in rippling undercurrents few people are aware of, from the batteries in our smartphones to the energy generated from solar panels. As the Department of Energy ( DOE ) and its national laboratories explore the frontiers of quantum science, such as...
For article Lawrence Livermore scientists link up with Global Women in Data Science conference

Lawrence Livermore scientists link up with Global Women in Data Science conference

March 14, 2018 -  
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) High Performance Computing Innovation Center hosted a regional event on Mach. 5 tied in with Stanford University’s annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference. Nearly 70 attendees, mostly women Livermore and Sandia national laboratory employees,...