UTA physicists to upgrade Titan supercomputer software for extreme scale applications
13 hours ago
Physicists at The University of Texas at Arlington have been awarded a new $1.06 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to upgrade the software that runs on the Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge Leadership Computing ...
Streamlining accelerated computing for industry
Aug 23, 2016
Scientists and engineers striving to create the next machine-age marvel—whether it be a more aerodynamic rocket, a faster race car, or a higher-efficiency jet engine—depend on reliable analysis and feedback to improve ...
Cybersecurity student researches how to keep cars safe from hacking
Aug 22, 2016
In 2015, two researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee being driven by a reporter who documented how the researchers controlled everything from the car's radio and media console to its brakes and steering.
Neuromorphic computing mimics important brain feature
Aug 18, 2016 feature
(Phys.org)—When you hear a sound, only some of the neurons in the auditory cortex of your brain are activated. This is because every auditory neuron is tuned to a certain range of sound, so that each neuron is more sensitive ...
Star and planetary scientists get millions of hours on EU supercomputers
Aug 18, 2016
The universe is full of mysteries. Mysteries that cannot be solved by observation alone, but researchers can examine them using modelling. However, this requires enormous processing power and is very expensive. Now researchers ...
Big PanDA tackles big data for physics and other future extreme scale scientific applications
Aug 16, 2016
A billion times per second, particles zooming through the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, smash into one another at nearly the speed of light, emitting subatomic debris ...
New computer programme replicates handwriting
Aug 12, 2016
In a world increasingly dominated by the QWERTY keyboard, UCL computer scientists have developed software which may spark the comeback of the handwritten word by analysing the handwriting of any individual and accurately ...
Computer programming made easier
Aug 12, 2016
Nobody said computer programming was easy. But maybe in the future, it could be.
Shares of Alibaba jump on strong 1Q results
Aug 11, 2016
Shares of Alibaba jumped on Thursday as the Chinese e-commerce powerhouse added shoppers and mobile revenue surged.
Wearable cloud could be less expensive, more powerful form of mobile computing
Aug 11, 2016
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are exploring the concept of a wearable personal cloud—a fully functioning, yet compact and lightweight cloud computing system embedded into clothing.