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Supercomputational science

Author: R G Evans; S Wilson
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, ©1990.
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In contemporary research, the supercomputer now ranks, along with radio telescopes, particle accelerators and the other apparatus of "big science", as an expensive resource, which is nevertheless  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Supercomputational science.
New York : Plenum Press, ©1990
(DLC) 90045241
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R G Evans; S Wilson
ISBN: 9781468458206 1468458205
OCLC Number: 551640066
Notes: "Proceedings of a summer school on supercomputational science, held September 18-29, 1989, at Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom"--Title page verso.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 349 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Supercomputers in the Computational Sciences.- Supercomputing on Conventional Architectures.- Supercomputing with Novel Architectures.- Good Programming Techniques I: Testing and the Life Cycle of a Software Product.- Good Programming Techniques II: Test Case Design Methodologies.- Good Programming Techniques III: Non-Computer Based Testing.- Parallel Processing on Shared Memory Multi-User Systems.- Running FORTRAN Programmes in an OCCAM Environment.- Numerical Recipes for Supercomputers.- The NAG Library in a Supercomputing Environment.- Computer Simulation of Plasmas.- Computational Implementation of the R-Matrix Method in Atomic and Molecular Collision Problems.- Multitasking the Householder Diagonalization Algorithm on the CRAY X-MP/48.- Relativistic Atomic Structure Calculations I: Basic Theory and the Finite Basis Set Approximation.- Relativistic Atomic Structure Calculations II: Computational Aspects of the Finite Basis Set Method.- Vector Processing and Parallel Processing in Many-Body Perturbation Theory Calculations for Electron Correlation Effects in Atoms and Molecules.- Electron Correlation in Small Molecules and the Configuration Interaction Method.- Energy Minimization and Structure Factor Refinement Methods.- Molecular Dynamics Methods.- Molecular Dynamics of Protein Molecules.- Supercomputers in Drug Design.- Path Integral Simulations of Excess Electrons in Condensed Matter.- Computational Methods in Electronic Structure Calculations of Complex Solids.- Implementation of a Numerical Sea Model on a CRAY X-MP Series Computer.- River Flood Prediction: A Study in FORTRAN Optimization.- Supercomputing - A Forward Look.- Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by R.G. Evans and S. Wilson.


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From Book News, Inc.The 26 lectures of a short course held in September 1989 at Abington, England, present research methods in the wide range of areas for which supercomputers are used. The topics Read more...

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