Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2016-09-07

Applications

ScienceNode reports that Kirstie Whitaker, neuroimaging researcher at the University of Cambridge and a team from the Neuroscience in Psychiatry Network (NSPN) led by Ed Bullmore set out to understand brain development in adolescence. The scientists compared the MRIs of 300 subjects between the ages of 14 and 24. with the four terabytes of brain map data available in the Allen Brain Atlas, a one-of-a-kind, central repository for anatomic and genomic brain information. To complete their analysis, they looked to the Darwin supercomputer at Cambridge. Read further...
On the Stream Computing blog, Vincent Hindriksen tells us to to get ready for conversions of large-scale CUDA software to AMD hardware."While AMD does not promote their hardware as well as NVIDIA does, they have great offerings, Hindriksen says. For instance the 13,9 Tflop/s FirePro S9300X2 with dual GPU and very fast HBM memory, or the 5,2 Tflop/s FirePro S9170 with 32GB of memory. Read further...
Computing Insight UK 2016 will highlight the various ways high performance computing, data-centric and cognitive technologies are accelerating research, boosting business and changing the world around us. This two-day event will be held in the brand new venue at Manchester Central. Read further...