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  • The Advanced Computing Hub at BSC: Improving fusion codes following modern software engineering standards 

    Saez Pous, Xavier; Soba, Alejandro; Vinyals Ylla Català, Joan; Saxena, Gaurav; Garcia Gasulla, Marta; Morales, Cristian; Vicente Dorca, David; Mantsinen, Mervi (IOP Publishing, 2024)
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    Several dedicated High-Performance Computing (HPC) centers provide essential expertise and support in developing a suitable portfolio of EUROfusion standard codes. Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) is one of these HPC ...
  • Integrating HPC, AI, and Workflows for Scientific Data Analysis: report from Dagstuhl Seminar 23352 

    Badia Sala, Rosa Maria; Berti-Equille, Laure; Ferreira da Silva, Rafael; Leser, Ulf (2024-03-29)
    Research report
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    The Dagstuhl Seminar 23352, titled “Integrating HPC, AI, and Workflows for Scientific Data Analysis,” held from August 27 to September 1, 2023, was a significant event focusing on the synergy between HighPerformance Computing ...
  • GenArchBench: A genomics benchmark suite for arm HPC processors 

    López Villellas, Lorien; Langarita Benítez, Rubén; Badouh, Asaf; Soria Pardos, Víctor; Aguado Puig, Quim; López Paradís, Guillem; Doblas Font, Max; Setoain, Javier; Kim, Chulho; Ono, Makoto; Armejach Sanosa, Adrià; Marco Sola, Santiago; Alastruey Benedé, Jesús; Ibáñez Marín, Pablo; Moretó Planas, Miquel (Elsevier, 2024-08)
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    Arm usage has substantially grown in the High-Performance Computing (HPC) community. Japanese supercomputer Fugaku, powered by Arm-based A64FX processors, held the top position on the Top500 list between June 2020 and June ...
  • Quantum optimization algorithms: Energetic implications 

    Hong Enríquez, Rolando P.; Badia Sala, Rosa Maria; Chapman, Barbara; Bresniker, Kirk; Pakin, Scott; Mishra, Alok; Bruel, Pedro; Dhakal, Aditya; Rattihalli, Goura; Hogade, Ninad; Frachtenberg, Eitan; Milojicic, Dejan (John Wiley & sons, 2024-04-22)
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    Since the dawn of Quantum Computing (QC), theoretical developments like Shor’s algorithm proved the conceptual superiority of QC over traditional computing. However, such quantum supremacy claims are difficult to achieve ...
  • Artificial Intelligence for Safety-Critical Systems in Industrial and Transportation Domains: A Survey 

    Perez Cerrolaza, Jon; Abella Ferrer, Jaume; Borg, Markus; Donzella, Carlo; Cerquides, Jesús; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier; Englund, Cristofer; Tauber, Markus; Nikolakopoulos, George; Flores, Jose Luis (ACM Computing Surveys, 2024)
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    Artificial Intelligence (AI) can enable the development of next-generation autonomous safety-critical systems in which Machine Learning (ML) algorithms learn optimized and safe solutions. AI can also support and assist ...
  • Unraveling the mystery of NVIDIA's unified memory for safety-critical GPU systems 

    Arauzo Sánchez, Xabier; Yarza Perez, Irune; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Calderón, Alejandro J.; Rodríguez Castaño, Marcos (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
    Conference report
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    In the domain of safety-critical systems there is an increasing need for more compute-capable and higher performance devices. This comes from the dramatic increase on the software complexity caused by the newest intelligent ...
  • Can we run our Ethereum nodes at home? 

    Cortes Goicoechea, Mikel; Mohandas Daryanani, Tarun; Muñoz Tapia, José Luis; Bautista Gómez, Leonardo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2024)
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    Scalability is a common issue among the most used permissionless blockchains, and several approaches have been proposed to solve it. However, tackling scalability while preserving the security and decentralization of the ...
  • Vitamin-V: Virtual environment and tool-boxing for trustworthy development of RISC-V based cloud services 

    Canal Corretger, Ramon; Chenet, Cristiano; Arelakis, Angelos; Arnau Montañes, Jose-Maria; Berral García, Josep Lluís; Call Barreiro, Aaron; Di Carlo, Stefano; Costa Prats, Juan José; Otero Calviño, Beatriz; Rodríguez Luna, Eva (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
    Conference report
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    VITAMIN-V is a 2023–2025 Horizon Europe project that aims to develop a complete RISC-V open-source software stack for cloud services with comparable performance to the cloud-dominant x86 counterpart and a powerful virtual ...
  • MScheduler: leveraging spot instances for high-performance reservoir simulation in the cloud 

    Albuquerque Portella, Felipe; Estrela, Paulo J.B.; Malini, Renzo Q.; Teylo, Luan; Berral García, Josep Lluís; Drummond, Lúcia M.A. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
    Conference report
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    Petroleum reservoir simulation uses computer models to predict fluid flow in porous media, aiding to forecast oil production. Engineers execute numerous simulations with different geological realizations to refine the ...
  • A two level neural approach combining off-chip prediction with adaptive prefetch filtering 

    Jamet, Alexandre Valentin; Vavouliotis, Georgios; Jiménez, Daniel A.; Álvarez Martí, Lluc; Casas, Marc (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2024)
    Conference report
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    To alleviate the performance and energy overheads of contemporary applications with large data footprints, we propose the Two Level Perceptron (TLP) predictor, a neural mechanism that effectively combines predicting whether ...
  • Improving performance of HPC kernels on FPGAs using high-level resource management 

    Filgueras Izquierdo, Antonio; Vidal, Miquel; Jiménez González, Daniel; Álvarez Martínez, Carlos; Martorell Bofill, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
    Conference lecture
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    In state-of-the-art FPGA, especially in chiplet-based devices, place and route has become an important challenge due to an increase in device size and complexity. In the same way, off-chip memory resources have grown in ...
  • The METASAT hardware platform: A high-performance multicore, AI SIMD and GPU RISC-V platform for on-board processing 

    Kosmidis, Leonidas; Solé i Bonet, Marc; Rodríguez Ferrández, Iván; Wolf, Jannis; Trompouki, Matina Maria (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
    Conference report
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    The METASAT Horizon Europe project which is funded by the European Commission and started in January 2023, will enable model-based design methodologies in order to manage the complexity of upcoming hardware and software ...

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