Recent Submissions

  • Gaia Focused Product Release: A catalogue of sources around quasars to search for strongly lensed quasars 

    Krone Martins, Alberto; Ducourant, Christine; Galluccio, Laurent; Delchambre, Ludovic; Oreshina Slezak, I.; Girona, Sergi; Vicente, David (EDP Sciences, 2024)
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    Context. Strongly lensed quasars are fundamental sources for cosmology. The Gaia space mission covers the entire sky with the unprecedented resolution of 0.18″ in the optical, making it an ideal instrument to search for ...
  • Discovery of a dormant 33 solar-mass black hole in pre-release Gaia astrometry⋆ 

    Panuzzo, Pasquale; Mazeh, Tsevi; Arenou, Frédéric; Holl, Berry; Caffau, Elisabetta; Vicente Dorca, David; Tonello, Nadia; Girona, Sergi (EDP Sciences, 2024)
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    Context. Gravitational waves from black-hole (BH) merging events have revealed a population of extra-galactic BHs residing in short-period binaries with masses that are higher than expected based on most stellar evolution ...
  • Gaia Focused Product Release: Asteroid orbital solution 

    David, P.; Mignard, F.; Hestroffer, Daniel; Tanga, Paolo; Spoto, Federica; Girona Turell, Sergio; Vicente, David (EDP Sciences, 2023-12)
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    Context. We report the exploitation of a sample of Solar System observations based on data from the third Gaia Data Release (Gaia DR3) of nearly 157 000 asteroids. It extends the epoch astrometric solution over the time ...
  • Lessons learned from urgent computing in Europe: Tackling the COVID-19 pandemic 

    López, Núria; Debbio, Luigi Del; Baaden, Marc; Praprotnik, Matej; Grigori, Laura; Girona Turell, Sergio; Pineda, Oriol (National Academy of Sciences, 2021)
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    PRACE (Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe), an international not-for-profit association that brings together the five largest European supercomputing centers and involves 26 European countries, has allocated more ...
  • BioFVM-X: an MPI+OpenMP 3-D simulator for biological systems 

    Saxena, Gaurav; Ponce De Leon, Miguel; Montagud, Arnau; Vicente Dorca, David; Valencia, Alfonso (Springer, 2021)
    Conference report
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    Multi-scale simulations require parallelization to address large-scale problems, such as real-sized tumor simulations. BioFVM is a software package that solves diffusive transport Partial Differential Equations for 3-D ...
  • Fenix: Distributed e-Infrastructure Services for EBRAINS 

    Alam, Sadaf; Bartolome, Javier; Bassini, Sanzio; Carpene, Michele; Cestari, Mirko; Girona Turell, Sergio; Kiapidou, Nikoleta (Springer, 2021)
    Conference report
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    The Human Brain Project (HBP) (https://humanbrainproject.eu/) is a large-scale flagship project funded by the European Commission with the goal of establishing a research infrastructure for brain science. This research ...
  • Archival data repository services to enable HPC and cloud workflows in a federated research e-infrastructure 

    Alam, Sadaf R.; Bartolome, Javier; Bassiniz, Sanzio; Girona, Sergi; Kiapidou, Nikoleta (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2021)
    Conference lecture
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    Five European supercomputing centres, namely BSC (Spain), CEA (France), CINECA (Italy), CSCS (Switzerland), and JSC (Germany), agreed to align their high-end computing and storage services to facilitate the creation of the ...
  • Management and quality control of large neuroimaging datasets: developments from the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center 

    Huguet, Jordi; Falcon, Carles; Fusté, David; Girona, Sergi; Vicente, David; Molinuevo, José Luis; Gispert, Juan Domingo; Operto, Grégory (Frontiers Media, 2021)
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    Recent decades have witnessed an increasing number of large to very large imaging studies, prominently in the field of neurodegenerative diseases. The datasets collected during these studies form essential resources for ...