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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • AI lifecycle zero-touch orchestration within the edge-to-cloud continuum for industry 5.0 

    Alberti, Enrico; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Anaya, Victor; Barroso Isidoro, Marta; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Beecks, Christian; Giménez Ábalos, Víctor; Hinjos García, Daniel; Jakubiak, Natalia; Sànchez-Marrè, Miquel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2024-02-02)
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    The advancements in human-centered artificial intelligence (HCAI) systems for Industry 5.0 is a new phase of industrialization that places the worker at the center of the production process and uses new technologies to ...
  • Time-predictable task-to-thread mapping in multi-core processors 

    Samadi, Mohammad; Royuela Alcázar, Sara; Pinho, Luis Miguel; Carvalho, Tiago; Quiñones, Eduardo (Elsevier, 2024)
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    The performance of time-predictable systems can be improved in multi-core processors using parallel programming models (e.g., OpenMP). However, schedulability analysis of parallel applications is a big challenge due to ...
  • Boosting HPC data analysis performance with the ParSoDA-Py library 

    Belcastro, Loris; Giampà, Salvatore; Marozzo, Fabrizio; Talia, Domenico; Trunfio, Paolo; Badia Sala, Rosa Maria; Ejarque, Jorge; Mammadli, Nihad (Springer, 2024-02)
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    Developing and executing large-scale data analysis applications in parallel and distributed environments can be a complex and time-consuming task. Developers often find themselves diverted from their application logic to ...
  • Assessing Saiph, a task-based DSL for high-performance computational fluid dynamics 

    Macià Sorrosal, Sandra; Martínez Ferrer, Pedro José; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Beltran Querol, Vicenç (Elsevier, 2023-10)
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    Scientific applications face the challenge of efficiently exploiting increasingly complex parallel and distributed systems. Developing hand-tuned codes is a time-consuming, tedious and hardly reusable task. Reaching high ...
  • Explaining the behaviour of reinforcement learning agents in a multi-agent cooperative environment using policy graphs 

    Domènech Vila, Marc; Gnatyshak, Dmitry; Tormos Llorente, Adrián; Giménez Ábalos, Víctor; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio (2024-01-31)
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    The adoption of algorithms based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been rapidly increasing during the last few years. However, some aspects of AI techniques are under heavy scrutiny. For instance, in many use cases, it ...
  • O(n) key–value sort with active compute memory 

    Esmaili Dokht, Pouya; Guiot Cusido, Miquel; Radojkovic, Petar; Martorell Bofill, Xavier; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José; Adlard, Jason; Amato, Paolo; Sforzin, Marco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2024-05)
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    We propose the Active Compute Memory (ACM), a near-memory-processing architecture capable of performing key–value sort directly in the DRAM. In the ACM architecture, sort is merely the writing of data into memory with one ...
  • Uncertainty Management in Dependable and Intelligent Embedded Software 

    Perez Cerrolaza, Jon; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier; Abella Ferrer, Jaume (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    The development of dependable and intelligent embedded systems progresses. However, integrating complex software stacks, machine learning solutions, and high-performance computing devices amplifies the functional and ...

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